Sunday at the Met—Rasa and Raga: Painting and Music in Indian Art

An exploration of the intersection of art and music in Indian court painting.

Welcome and Introduction:
John Guy, Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia, Department of Asian Art, MMA

Lectures:
"Seeing Music, Sensing Moods: India's Illustrated Ragamalas"
Molly Emma Aitken, Associate Professor, The City College of New York and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

"An Introduction to Ragas in Indian Classical Music"
Allen Roda, lecturer of music, New York University

Raga Performance:
Ranendra Das, tabla artist
Abhik Mukherjee, sitarist

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ragamala: Picturing Sound, on view June 14–December 14, 2014.

Recorded October 28, 2014

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