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June 20, 2006 Vocal melody – usually conjunct motion Instrumental melody – often disjunct motion, “idiomatic” writing Peter, Paul, and Mary – simple melody, few leaps, “conjunct” motion Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) – complex melody, many leaps, “disjunct” motion Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840 – simple vocal melody, “theme and variations”, increasing complexity, “idiomatic” writing Ravi Shankar’s Performance Career Performed with dance troupe in Paris, age 10 Studied with “Baba” Allauddin Kahn in the traditional guru-shishya approach, 7 years Performances on All-India Radio, 1939-1940 Began to perform Indian music abroad, 1952 Ravi Shankar’s Performance Collaborations *=talked about him in the video Yehundi Menuhin (violin)* George Harrison (The Beatles)* Jean-Pierre Ramparison (flute) London Symphony orchestra, Andre Previn New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta* Asian Musicians, shakuhachi, koto Performance Art project with Indian Dance, synthesizer Tom Scott, Bud Shank, L.A. Studio Musicians (Charly Soundtrack)
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