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Su Lian Tan
When Music and Text Dance

Categorized as: Nightlife & Entertainment
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Composer Su Lian Tan will give a talk about the music of language and the literary nature of music. Focusing on her collaboration with author Jamaica Kincaid, Jamaica’s Songs, Ms. Tan will elucidate her process of capturing idiom and fusing rhythm with character. Also a flutist, she will demonstrate the colors the fluidity and coloristic possibilities of composing for the flute while bringing Asian elements into predominantly Western structures.

This performance is part of the Capitol Center's Salon Series, bringing artists and audiences together for thought-provoking lectures and performances in the intimate, Victorian-era Kimball House.

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Concord/Bow/Hopkinton/Canterbury



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