Theodore Levin (Dartmouth College)

The Geography of Possibility: Mapping the Future of the Past in Central Asian Music

Stephanie Bunn (University of St Andrews)

The body and landscape in Kyrgyz poetics: topography, resonance and image in contemporary Kyrgyz epic

Saida Daukeyeva

East vs West: regional styles of dombyra performance and their representation in music practice and discourse in modern Kazakhstan

Megan M Rancier (Bowling Green State University)

Narratives of Ancientness and Kazakh Nationhood in the Music of the “Turan” Ensemble

Filmed at the conference:

Musical Geographies of Central Asia (16-18 May 2012)
Promoted by the Institute of Musical Research in association with
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Aga Khan Music Initiative, a programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture 

Producer: Colin Still
Copyright:  Optic Nerve 2012