Listening to the sacred

4th edition of the Nuit de la Théologie – Listening to the sacred

Conference given as part of the Nuit des idées, ” The night of theology – 4th edition – Listening to the sacred “, organized by the Villa Gillet and the Institution des Chartreux in Lyon, which took place on January 30, 2020, in partnership with the Fonds de dotation des Chartreux and RCF.

Which role does religion play in music culture ?
Whether an accompaniment to the cult, an expression of the worshippers or the work of non-religious composers, music holds a particular place in religions.
Three people will discuss this question, Jean During, ethnomusicologist, music specialist from Central Asia, Hervé Roten, musicologist specialized in Jewish music and director of the European Institute of Jewish Music and Jean-Clément Jollet, musicologist.

This round table will by hosted by François-Xavier Szymczak, producer on the French radio France Musique

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