Category: creativity and innovation

Video | Chor@Berlin 2017: Ode an die Nacht (Ausschnitt)

Chor@Berlin 2017: Ode an die Nacht (Ausschnitt) from Deutscher Chorverband on Vimeo. Mit „Ode an die Nacht“ gelangte im Rahmen von Chor@Berlin am 24. Februar 2017 im Radialsystem V das letzte Werk von Harald Weiss’ „Darkness Project“ zur Uraufführung. Kammerchor

No complacency in the search for creativity: Manickam Yogeswaran (The Hindu)

Review by Garimella Subramaniam, The Hindu, January 05, 2017 | Read the full review >> “The many dimensions of the musical persona of Berlin-based Manickam Yogeswaran of Sri Lankan origin are not easy to fathom just from hearing him sing

Indian music in intercultural education – ISME Glasgow 2016

Whatever we understand and enjoy in human products instantly becomes ours, wherever they might have their origin – Rabindranath Tagore* During this presentation, musical figures from several distinct traditions were explored in a practice-oriented manner. The figures selected are appealing beyond South Asia where

Unity in Diversity, Antiquity in Contemporary Practice? South Indian Music Reconsidered – Free download

“Unity in Diversity, Antiquity in Contemporary Practice? South Indian Music Reconsidered” by Ludwig Pesch (Amsterdam) in Gardner, Matthew; Walsdorf, Hanna (Hrsg.). Musik – Politik – Identität / Music – Politics – Identity. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag, 2016 (Musikwissenschaften) | Abstract and contents >> ISBN13: 978-3-86395-258-7

Santiniketan: Birth of Another Cultural Space – Free e-book by Pulak Dutta

Of all living creatures in the world, man has his vital and mental energy vastly in excess of his need, which urges him to work in various lines of creation for its own sake […] Life is perpetually creative because

ISME World conference in Glasgow from 24 to 29 July 2016

We look forward to seeing you (again), either at 2016 World conference of the International Society for Music Education in Glasgow (24-29 July), or anywhere else >>  

Rabindranath Tagore on art, music, painting and dance

The creation of art, music, painting and dance elevates man from a mere being to a personal man. The personality of man, according to Tagore, is “conscious of its inexhaustible abundance; it has the paradox in it that it is

Berlin Margam – performance and dance symposium

Bharatanatyam is an Indian style of dance theatre. It has traversed time and location and dancers of diverse backgrounds today practice Bharatanatyam globally. – Rajyashree Ramesh & Eva Isolde Balzer Background information, photos and videos: http://berlin-margam.blogspot.de Report in the online edition of Sruti

“Carnival of the Animals” – more languages for the interactive story book (music, languages and pictures) – iTunes App

Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals” is an interactive story book with an interplay of music, language(s) and pictures as well as easy tactile-acoustic audio tracks. This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad $3.99 Category: Education Updated: 20 November 2012

A Musical Lotus Pond – workshop at ISME 2012 World Conference

Purpose Probing the depths of Indian sounds and symbols both for their interdisciplinary potential and intrinsic value. Content We pool musical, visual and numerical motifs. Sounds, hand gestures and movements link two school subjects within a single session; and more

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