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Research in Music Series: Peter Selinksy

Event Information


Old Chapel | Conference Room

Date & Time

Oct 6, 2017 | 2:30 pm

Peter Selinsky (Yale University) presents his lecture, "Indian Classical Cadences and Modern Jazz Syntax: Theorizing the Hybrid Tihai." Investigating the use of tihais (tripartite Hindustani rhythmic cadences) in 60’s and 70’s Indo-Jazz hybrids,   the talk also includes a comparative analysis of tihais in the original recordings of John McLaughlin and L. Shankar’s Shakti (1975-77).