PROJECTS

Growing into Music: a multicultural study of musical enculturation in oral traditions

Video showings and lectures

 

January 26, 2009, Nicolas Magriel: "Growing into Music in North India", Institute of Education, University of London 

May 9, 2009, Growing up with Music in North India" at Croydon Clock Tower, part of Indian Strings and Dances Festival 

June 7, 2009, Nicolas Magriel: "Growing up with Music in North India" at the Tagore Centre UK, London

October 13, 2009, Lucy Durán and Nicolas Magriel, presented the project to the SOAS Music Department,London

October 29, 2009, Nicolas Magriel: "Musical Osmosis: Growing into Music in North India", video presentation at the Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison

November 7, 2009, Nicolas Magriel "The Ecstasy of Music Acquisition in a Rajasthani Village" British Forum for Ethnomusicology conference, "Taking Pleasure Seriously", Kings College, London  

November 10, 2009, Nicolas Magriel: "Growing into Music", Golsmiths College Department of Music Postgraduate Forum

November 20, 2009, Nicolas Magriel: "Beyond Text – Growing into Music", October Gallery, London

October 14, 2010, Nicolas Magriel: "Musical Children of North India", University of Edinburgh

October 21, 2010, Nicolas Magriel "Musical Enculturation in North India" Royal Holloway, University of London

November 30, 2010, Nicolas Magriel: "Music in their Blood: Aspects of Musical Encilturatiom in Hindustan and Rajasthan", SOAS University of London

December 7, 2010, Lucy Durán: "Musical Knowledge vx Musical Skills: monitoring Musical Progress among griot children in Mali", SOAS University of London

December 28, 2011, Lucy Durán: "Do farala a kan: something has been added. Documenting childhood musical progress amongst Mande griot families in Mali." Espace Badjidala (art gallery), Segou province

January 17, 2011, Nicolas Magriel "Introduction to Beyond Text: Growing into Music" Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata, India

February 25, 2011, Lucy Durán: "Do farala a kan: something has been added. Documenting childhood musical progress amongst Mande griot families in Mali." Bamako, Musée National du Mali, private viewing for the Cultural Activities staff

March 21, 2011, Lucy Durán: "Do farala a kan: something has been added. Documenting childhood musical progress amongst Mande griot families in Mali."  UNEAC (Uniion of Cuban writers and musicians), Havana, Cuba

March 21, 2011, Lucy Durán: "Do farala a kan: something has been added. Documenting childhood musical progress amongst Mande griot families in Mali."  CIDMUC (Centre for the development of and research on Cuban music, Havana, Cuba

May 17- May 25, 2011, Lucy Durán: 'Sumu - wedding music in Mali', some edits of her contextual footage for "Growing into music" films - featuring adult musicians performing at wedding parties in Bamako - were featured in the exhibition "Bamako & London: a collaborative exhibition of exchanges" curated by Sophie Mew at the October Gallery, London. See flier in Photo and Video Gallery.

August 2011, Nicolas Magriel showed various films from the project at the Manganiyar Log Git Sansthan in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

September 2011, Lucy Durán: a film entitled 'Sumu - the culture of wedding parties in Mali' was shown at the Museum of Bamako, Mali.

October 29, 2011, Lucy Durán:  'Sumu - the culture of wedding parties in Mali' was shown at the French Institute in Bamako as part of the 'Colloque "revisiting the history of modern music in Mali: a return to the sources" '.

November 20, 2011, Nicolas Magriel showed his film 'Growing into Music in Hamira, Rajasthan' at a meeting of colleagues in the Chiron Association of Body Psychotherapy.

December 3, 2011, Geoff Baker's film 'Kevin Dideu Growing into Music' will be shown by Lucy Durán at the Latin America 2011 Conference in London.

December 6, 2011, Geoff Baker will be showing his film at the Festival Internacional del Nuovo Cine Latinamericano de La Habana in the 'Hecho en Cuba' (made in Cuba) section.

 

 

 

 

 

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