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November 01, 2011

The Confucius Institute presents talk on Mongolian music

Image courtesy of UMS.

The Sound of Nostalgia and Memories in the Nation:
Introduction to Traditional Mongolian Music

Lecture by

Sunmin Yoon
Kent State University

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | 4pm
Parker Room, Michigan Union
530 S. State, Ann Arbor
Lecture is free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.

This lecture, based on the several years of fieldwork experience of the speaker, introduces the overall context of traditional Mongolian music and its aesthetic values, not only alive in the past but still vitally persistent in most of the Mongolian countryside. At the same time, the speaker will illustrate how, even under the pressures of change, current musicians such as the AnDa Union, have retained this vibrant musical tradition.

This lecture is organized in conjunction with

Performance by AnDa Union

Presented by University Musical Society, sponsored by
the Confucius Institute at U-M, and funded in part by
Arts Midwest's Performing Arts Fund.

Wednesday, November 9 | 7:30 pm
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor
For tickets to the performance, please visit www.ums.org.

Posted by zzhu at November 1, 2011 09:22 PM