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Town & Country Digest With a Touch of Irony

November 3, 2012 by

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On Sunday afternoons, I know that there is one thing I am guaranteed to hear in the hostel in Tbilisi: “I don’t want to go back to my village. I want to stay here in the city. Stay here with my friends. Maybe I will wait just another hour.” I know this feeling well, I […]

The International Symposium of Polyphonic Music and the music of your region

September 21, 2012 by

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A Georgian acquaintance recently said to me: ” In Georgia there are three important things: singing, dancing, and drinking”. A symposium coming up on September 24th will be focusing on the first of the three, more specifically “polyphonic singing.” The conference will be held Monday through Friday with lectures from international scholars as well as performances by both […]