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Fermata - Associate Professor Greg Booth

Fermata - Associate Professor Greg Booth

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  • Wed 16 May ’12, 5:30pm – 7:00pm


The University of Auckland Music Theatre, 6 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD


All Ages

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  • Free Admission


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Copyright, plagiarism, version songs, “Indianisation” and film songs in Mumbai.

A scholar of South-Asian musical cultures, Associate Professor Greg Booth will discuss musical aspects of Mumbai commercial cinema (better known as Bollywood).

Fermata was founded in 2011 by Senior Lecturers Allan Badley and Davinia Caddy. As a series of public presentations open to all, Fermata exists to promote and extend discussion about music, its role and significance across history, its contemporary cultural currency, and its academic status within the University, the arts and humanities. Presentations take a number of forms - for example, interviews with special guests, round-table discussions, lecture-style talks and question-and-answer sessions - and seek to intertwine the various aspects of musical experience, from listening, performing and composing to thinking critically about questions of musical meaning.

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