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17 December 2013

SeminarPlenary Session |  9:30 to 1:00 p.m.  | Rang Manch

 Chair:  Professor Sanjoy Bandopadhyay

Humanity Essence of African Musical Arts: The Soft Science of Repetition and Internal Variation Patterns  

by Prof. Meki Nzwei, Professor of African Music – Theory and Practice Dept. of Music, University of Pretoria. Centre/Programme Director, Centre for Indigenous Instrumental Music and Dance Practices in SADC (CIIMDA) University of Pretoria [South Africa]

Correlated Objective Music Education and Training ”(COMET)”- A creative pedagogy within and beyond Karnatak Music 

by Prof. Karaikudi S. Subramanian, Professor Emeritus, University of Madras  [India]

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 Indian Music and the English Language (A Half Century Later Review) 

by Prof. Daniel M. Neuman, Mohindar Brar Sambhi Chair, Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles  [USA]  

Musical Patterns and the Production of Presence in Anthropological and Trans-cultural perspective

by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Klotz, Musikwissenschaftliches Institut, Universität Leipzig [GERMANY]

Concert Expression of Musical Patterns of Tarana – An Exploration 

by Prof. Vidyadhar Vyas, Professor-Emeritus, University of Bombay  | Former Executive Director, ITC-SRA, Kolkata | Former Vice Chancellor, Bhatkhande Music University, Lucknow [India] 

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2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

Venue – Rang Manch | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Challenges in Teaching Music Patterns – I

Chair: Professor Vidyadhar Vyas

An Instructional Model to Foster Creativity: An Outcome of Critical Analysis of Institutional Music Teaching in Uttar Pradesh

by Durgesh K. Upadhyay,  Amity University, Lucknow [India

Revisiting the Stylistic Frame of semi-classical vocal and its Pedagogy

by Sangeeta Pandit, Assistant Professor, Department of vocal Music, Banaras Hindu University

Can Western listeners intuitively learn raga grammar? An experiment in incidental learning by Richard Widdess (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) and Martin Rohrmeier [Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA]

 Venue: Rang Darbar | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Musical Patterns and Human Mind

Chair: Professor Asit Kumar De

EEG Study on the Neural Patterns of Brain with Music Stimuli: An Evidence of Hysteresis? by  Shankha Sanyal1, Archi Banerjee1, Tarit Guhathakurta1, Ranjan Sengupta1, Dipak Ghosh1 and Partha Ghose2        1Sir C V Raman Centre for Physics and Music, Jadavpur University, Kolkata [India]  2Centre for Astroparticle Physics and Space Science (CAPPS), Bose Institute, Kolkata [India]

Helping a Non-Musical Mind to Receive Classical Music: a Scientific Approach Using Statistics and Computing by Soubhik Chakraborty and Swarima Tewari,  Department of Applied Mathematics,  Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi [India] 

Understanding the songbird: Some aspects of pattern in musical composition and perception by Marc Duby, Professor in Music, University of South Africa (UNISA) [South Africa] à VURTUAL PRESENTATION

Venue : Sabhaghar – I  | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Challenges in Teaching Music Patterns – II

Chair: Dr. Ragini Trivedi

Grameen Parivesh se aaye Chhatron ko Geet-Swaravayavon ke madhyam se Shikshit karnaa : Sitar ke vishesh sandharbh mein

 by Prof. Ravi Sharma, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak [India]  

Vidyalayeen Sangeet Paddhati mein Gunavatta kaa vikas – Ek chunauti

by  Anupam Shrivastava, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra [India]   [In Hindi]

Pentatonic Scale, a Rich Source of Musical Patterns

by Rajyasree Ghosh, Department of Rabindrasangeet, Rabindra Bharati University [India] and Dr. Guru Das, Former Senior Researcher, US Air Force Research Lab., Dayton [USA]

 Venue : Sabhaghar- II  | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Challenges in Teaching Music Patterns – III

Chair: Dr. Tapasi Ghosh

Hindusthani Sangeet Shiksha ke vikas mein Pandit Raghunath Talegaonkar ke dvara dee gayee saral shikshan paddhati

by Dr. Sujit Devgharia, Assitant Professor, Banasthali University [India]

Raagaang: Raaag Shikshan kee Apratim Paddhati 

by Dr. Jyoti Mishra, Assistant Professor, Allahabad University

Saangeetik Smritir Briddhite Chhanda-charcha O Chhandabodher Gurutva

by Dr. Debasish Mandal, Associate Professor, Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University [India]  

 Venue: Alochana Kaksha  | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Stylistic Patterns and Development of Musical Identiy

Chair: Professor Lipika Dasgupta

Samay ke saath badaltee sangeet kee shailiyan – sitar ke sandarbh mein by Kulwinder Kaur, Research Scholar, University of Delhi

Hindusthani Shastriya Gayan mein Aalaap by Amrita Chaurasia, Research Scholar, Allahabad University

A Stylistic Pattern of Bengali Kirtana : Journey from Pada to Pala by Dr. Kankana Mitra, Rabindra Bharati University

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 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  

 Venue:  Rang Manch | 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Music Patterns Viewed from Miscellaneous Perspectives 

Professor Sebastian Klotz

Aspects of Pattern in Carnatic Music as Congruent with Higher-Level Social Constructs by Prof. Beth Bullard, Retired Director of World Music Studies, George Mason University [USA]

The presentation title: Patterns in Classical Music: Fossilization in Western Music and Improvisation in Indian Music  by Yaroslav Senyshyn, Professor,  Simon Fraser University [Canada]

[Note: Venue to be vacated for concert preparations at 5 p.m.]

Venue – Rang Darbar | 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Changing Music Patterns with Time

Chair: Professor Dilip Bhattacharya

Analysis of Timbral Features of Sarod Sounds from 1909 to 2012

by Dr. K Banerjee, Dr. R Sengupta, A Patranabis and Prof. D Ghosh at Sir C V Raman Centre for Physics and Music, Jadavpur University, Kolkata [India]

Patterns in Tānam Passages and Their Present Day Applications 

by  Dr. V Premalatha, Department of Performing Arts, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati  [India] 

Stylistic Patterns and Development of Dhrupad Dhamār 

by Dr. Vishal Jain, Assistant Professor, University of Allahabad [India]   

Venue – Sabhaghar-I    |4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.   

Music Pattern Application across Different Media 

Chair: Goutam Ghosh

Role of ‘Musical- Duets’ in Promoting Indian Classical Music

by Kinshuk Srivastava, Associate Professor (vocal), Banasthali  Vidyapith, Rajasthan

The Recurrent Musical Pattern in Ray’s Manihara Facilitating the Transcendence from Literary to Cinematic idiom

by Madhumanti Maitra, Muralidhar Girls’ College, Kolkata [India]

The Use of Melodic Scales and Patterns in Bollywood Music: Quantifying the Inter-cultural and Individual Influence by Dr.  Monojit Choudhury, DR. Ranjita Bhagwan and Dr. Kalika Bali, Microsoft Research Lab, Bangalore [India] 

Venue – Sabhaghar-II  |  4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Musical Patterns of the Past

Chair: Professor Lipika Dasgupta

Prabandha : An Ever-changing Musical Pattern of Past As Reflected in Anandasanjivana

by  Bisakha Goswami Poske, Rabindra Bharati University

Principles of Formation of Patterns in Chanting of the Vedas by Professor Pankaj Mala Sharma, Panjab University

Dhruvaa used in Natya and its probable influence in Jaatraa Gaan of Bengal By Goutam Nag, Professor, Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University

 Venue- Alochana Kaksha | 4 pm to 5:30 p.m.

Challenges in Teaching Music Patterns – IV

Chair: Professor Suneera Kasliwal Vyas

Teaching Music Technically by Anuradha Raturi, Research Scholar, Banaras Hindu University

“Raagang” the basic classical pattern, A progressive study  

by Awadhesh Pratap Singh Tomer, Research Scholar, Department of Music, Dr. H. S. G. Central University, Sagar M.P. [India]   

Challenges in Teaching Musical Patterns with special reference to Bandish in classical  music (vocal)

by Dr. Suvarna Wad, Mata Jijabai Governments Girls Degree College,  Indore [India]   [In Hindi]

18 December 2013

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  

Venue – Rang Manch | 9:30 a.m. to  11:00 a.m.

Pattern Logic in Music Compositions – I

Chair: Professor Daniel M. Neuman

Misrabani: Simplifying Creation of Complex Music Patterns 

by Dr. Ragini Trivedi, GGMJPG College, Indore [India] 

Permutation as a basic concept of Raga elaboration in North Indian Music

By Professor Lars-Christian Koch, Ethnological Museum Berlin, University of Cologne  and University of the Arts,  Berlin [Germany]

Structure of Indian Ragas: Matrika, the Fifth note and Shrutis

by Professor Asit Kumar De, Senior Professor & Head, Theory Division, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata [India] 

Venue – Rang Darbar  | 9:30 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m. 


Chair: Professor Karaikudi Subramanian

Teaching Patterns of the Seni Instrumentalists as taught by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

by George Ruckert, MIT [USA] 

Tānavarṇams with Anubandhams 

by Michael J Nixon, South African College of Music, University of Cape Town [South Africa] VIRTUAL

Motif, Pattern, Seed, Idea and Repetition in the Rāga-ālāpana development with reference to Lalgudi Jayaraman’s music by Prof Emeritus N. Ramanathan, University of Madras

Venue : Sabha Ghar – I | 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Changing Music Patterns with Time 

Chair: Prfessor Lipika Dasgupta

11-vee shataabdee ke paschaat Bhaaratiya Sangeet mein Parivartan Swarup Upashaastriya Sangeet kaa Abhyuday by Pallavi Shrivastava, University of Allahabad [India]

Effect of Instrumental Music on Tagore’s songs: Impact of Time by Dr. Ruma Mitra, Rabindra Bharati University [India]   [In Bengali]

Raag Malkosh ka badalta swaroop by Prof. Vandana Sharma, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan [India]    

 Venue: Sabha Ghar – II | 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Music Patterns Viewed through Miscellaneous Approaches

Chair: Professor Subhendu Ghosh

A Hilbert Space Theory of Emotions by Dr. Partha Ghose, Centre for Astroparticle Physics and Space Science, Bose Institute, Kolkata [India]

Music Cognition – Assessment of Objective Correlates with Neurosensors by Prof. Dipak Ghosh, Emeritus Professor, Jadavpur University [India] 

Effect of raga ‘Malkauns’ on human autonomic nervous system   by Bidyut Kanti Chowdhury1a, Sayan Mukherjee2, D.K.Bhattacharya1b   |  1a Department of Instrumental music, Rabindra Bharati Univeristy | 2 Department of mathematics, Sivanath Sastri College, Kolkata | 1b Department of Instrumental music, Rabindra Bharati Univeristy

Venue: Alochana Kasha  | 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Application of Time in Creating Music Designs

Chair: Professor Sabyasachi Sarkhel

Saaontaali Chhanda:  Ekti Vishleshanaatmak Sameekshaa by Nibedita Lahiri, Research Scholar, Rabindra Bharati University [India]     

‘Laya’ a premiere component for creating music patterns and ‘rasa-bhava’ by Umashankar Sharma, Bhatkhande Music College, Jabalpur [India]

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11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Venue: Rang Manch  | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Application of Music Patterns in Different Cultures – I

Chair: Professor Meki Nzwei

Technologies and Environments: Utilizing Patterns and Cyclic Time in Improvised Music Pedagogy by 

Dr. Glen Whitehead, Associate Professor, Director of Music, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs [USA] 

Improvisation and ‘search space’ by Dr. Chatradari ‘Chats’ Devroop, Programme Coordinator for Jazz and Popular Music, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria [South Africa]

Musical Patterns of Kamaicha;  A Folk Instrument of Rajasthan by Prof. Suneera Kasliwal Vyas, Professor, Department of Music, University of Delhi [India] 

Venue: Rang Darbar  | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pattern Logic in Music Compositions – II

Chair: Professor Lars Christian Koch

Dancing in the Mind: Creating Musical Patterns for Bharatanātyam by Mohan Ayyar, PhD scholar, Macquarie University [Australia]

A Composition Based Method for Modeling Carnatic Music Ragas and Style by Dr. Srikumar Karaikudi Subramanian, Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Communications and New Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

Mathematical Structures Underlying Indian Classical Music by Dr. Atish Bagchi, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Community College of Philadelphia [USA]

Venue: Sabha Ghar – I | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Communication Musical Patterns – I

Chair: Dr. Vidyadhar Vyas

Ome Swarlipi: Communicating Complex Music Patterns by Rajiv Trivedi, Madhukali, Bhopal [India] and Terence Tuhinanshu, Software Developer, Philadelphia [USA]

Role of Raga Music as a Secular Musical Pattern  by Manasi Majumdar, Bengal Music College, Kolkata [India]

Kaazi Nazrul Islam Krit Bhaktigeeti by Deboshree Roy Chakraborty, Mahishadal Girls’ College, Purba Medinipur, W.B. [India]   

 Sabhaghar – II | 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Impacts of Music Patterns on Humans 

Chair: Dr. Partha Ghose

Beneficial Effects of Musical Patterns on the Human Physiology by Shveata Misra, Department of Music, Banasthali University, Rajasthan 

Acoustic Cues of  Emotion in Hindusthani Music by Anirban Patranabis, Ranjan Sengupta, Kaushik Banerjee, and Dipak Ghosh – Sir C V Raman Centre for Physics and Music, Jadavpur University, Kolkata [India]

Socio-Cultural Basis of Brain Activities during Perception and Cognition of Music by Subhendu Ghosh, Professor, Department of Biophysics, University of Delhi South Campus

Alochana Kaksha  | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Venue: Alochana Kasha 

Interculturisation of Musical Patterns

Chair: Professor Mohua Mukherjee

Changing Music Patterns with Changes of Geographical Location:  Guitar by Ritu Paban Kotoky, M.Phil scholar, Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University [India]  

Patrons- Musicians of Central Nepal by Kumar Neupane Sargam, Department of Vocal Music, Banaras Hindu University

The impact of musical patterns on interculturality in Mauritius by Adi Sankara PERUMAN, Faculty Member of School of Performing Arts, Mahatma Gandhi  Institute, Republic of Mauritius

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 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Venue: Rang Manch | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Applications of Music Patterns in Different Cultures – II

Chair: Dr. Debasish Mandal

Madhyayugiya Bangla Byanga Sangeet: Paksheer Gaan by Dr. Chandrani Das, Rabindra Bharati University [India]  [In Bengali]

Bhougalik Abasthaner Bhinnatay Bhaoaiya O Bhaoaiyar Anusanga Vadyayantrer Anatrbhinnata by Sangeeta Roy, Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University [India] 

Kazi Nazrul and His New Ragas by Dr. Nupur Ganguly, Assistant Professor, Vocal Music Department, Rabindra Bharati University

Venue: Rang Darbar 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Stylistic Patterns and Development of Musical Identities

Chair: Dr. Atish Bagchi

Pakhawajer Bibhinna Bol-samuday Eong Raser Antarsambandha by Dr. Partha Pratim Choudhury, Rabindra Bharati University [India] 

How different are Pt. Ravi Shankar and Pt. Nikhil Banerjee? A very brief scientific study with Malkauns by Prof. D.K.Bhattacharya1, Sayan Mukherjee2, Sanjay Kumar Palit3  1 Department of Instrumental Music, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata; 2 Mathematics Department, Shivanath Shastri College, Kolkata; 3 Mathematics Department, Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata [India] 

Style of Pandit D.T. Joshi – A Distinctive Feature by Dr. Tapasi Ghosh, University of Calcutta  [India]    

Venue: Sabhaghar  – I | 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Communicating Musical Patterns – II

Chair: Professor Goutam Nag

Khyal Gaayakee ke Vividh Gharaanon mein Tanon ke Hastaakshar Pattern by Amrita Mishra, University of Allahabad [India]   [In Hindi]

Rabindranather Gaane Bibhinna Paryaay, Shabdo Prayog O Sur-Shailir AantahSambandha by Dr.  Chandan Kumar Roy, Rabindra Bharati University [India]  

Praatishthaanik Shikshaay Bol-lipir Prayog by Dr. Krishnendu Dutta, Assistant Professor, Sikkim University [India]  

Venue: Sabhaghar – II  | 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Gharanas and Signature Patterns

Chair : Dr. Sangeet Pandit

Vishnupur gharanay setar vadan charchar kramavivartaner dhara [Ashtadash theke Binhsha Shatabdi paryanta]

by Siddhartha  Choudhury, Rabindra Bharati University [India] 

Bol Motifs based on sound balancing in the tabla playing of Padma Bhushan Pt. Samta Prasad by Dr. Renu Johri, Music And Performing Arts Deparment, University of Allahabad, Allahabad [India]

Hindusthani Sangeet mein Gwalio Gharana tatha Hastaakshar Gayakee Prakar by Sonam Seth, Research Scholar, University of Allahabad

Venue: Alochana Kaksha [2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.]

Music Patterns viewed through Miscellaneous Approaches – II

Chair: Prof. Ravi Sharma

Graamraag vargeekaran paddhati par ek avalokanaatmak drishti by Ruchi Mishra, Banaras Hindu University [India]

Maihar Gharane ki vadan shailee evam uski shikshan paddhati by Paramjeet Kaur, Post Graduate Government College, Chandigrah [India]

Varsharitukalin Raagon ki Rachnaon main Nihit Tatvon ka Vishleshnatamak Adhyayan by Sharmila Tailor, Associate Professor, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan [India]  

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 EXIT SESSION 4 pm to 5 pm at Rang Manch

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