Friday, December 16, 2016

[212] ‘MTSU On the Record’ visits Center for Chinese Music and Culture

MURFREESBORO — MTSU has one of the area’s most unique cultural attractions, and it’s the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Mei Han, director of the MTSU Center for Chinese Music and Culture, will air from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, and from 6 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, on WMOT-FM/Roots Radio 89.5 and

Han, who also is an associate professor of music, explained some of the various Chinese musical instruments on display at the center and what makes Chinese music so fascinating.

“In olden times, Chinese music notations only notated the main notes,” said Han, “so basically, it’s a framework. The musicians, through oral tradition, carried the nuance of each individual piece.”

To hear previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to

For more information, contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.

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