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January 18, 2014

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Call for Participation

January 18, 2014

Singing Storytellers: The Lives, Music and Verbal Artistry of Bards in our World An International Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by Cape Breton University, in partnership with Celtic Colours International Festival and CBC Cape Breton October 9th – 12th, 2014 Singing storytellers – griots, kobzars, troubadours, ashiks, gusle players, sean-nós and seann-nòs singers, bards and epic singers, performance poets, men and women from countless narrative traditions around the world – have played a variety of complex…

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January 18, 2014

MORE ABOUT SINGING STORYTELLERS… As ethnomusicologist Phil Bohlman writes of epic, the historical core of bardic material, it: provided the framework for the classical, the foundation of human creativity and history that was true to the past. The author (Bharata) or authors of the Natya Shastra constructed the Brahmanic past out of the narrative imagining…

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