2018-2019 PERFORMERS

Moushumi Bhowmik

Songs Old and New from Bengal

The Auditorium, St. John’s College, Oxford, 7:30pm

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Moushumi Bhowmik, singer, writer and music researcher from Kolkata (Calcutta) will sing and talk about her art of listening and making music. She will be joined by her long-time colleague, British composer and multi-instrumentalist Oliver Weeks. Moushumi sings in Bengali but presents her work in English, with translations of her songs.

This performance will draw on Moushumi Bhowmik’s long-standing research project, The Travelling Archive, which shares with readers and listeners selections from a growing collection of folk music of Bengal, recorded in the field by herself and Sukanta Majumdar from 2003.

 

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