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Ebb and Flow: Exploring the Changing Nature of Folk Music Through New Composition and Live Performance

Posted in Arts & Culture
Mar 4, 2020

This annual Department of Music series offers lectures on musical topics together with performances.

Ebb and Flow: Exploring the Changing Nature of Folk Music Through New Composition and Live Performance with Paul Suchan, Proteus Quartet, Kim de Laforest, Gerard Weber and Naomi Piggott-Suchan

Wednesday, Mar. 4
7:30 pm
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building, 107 Administration Pl.

Free and open to the public

Info: music.department@usask.ca


This lecture will show how a folk tune does not remain unchanged over time, and composer Paul Suchan's attempt at a continuation of this tradition. The lecture will include examples of this process by having the original fiddle tunes performed by Kim de Laforest, followed by excerpts of The Camperville Cluster performed by the Proteus Quartet and Songs of Ebb and Flow performed by Gerard Weber and Naomi Piggott-Suchan.

 

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