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Ethnomusicologist Stefan Fiol plays scales from the South Asian piece Raga Bhairav on the sitar during a Master Class on Sitar.

Master class explores South Asian melodies

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
For the third installment of the college’s Raga workshop series, A Master Class on Sitar, Denise Nuttall and Stefan Fiol conducted a master class in traditional Hindustani, or North Indian, music and Raga theory.
David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, first flew to South Africa in 1987.

Ithaca College anthropology professor researches in Africa

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer February 18, 2015
"It was mysterious and dark, the heart of darkness,” David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, said. “I didn’t know what I was going into, but I knew I was going to a place called Africa.”
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