Music and drinking - two things that we often find go together really well. Yet, Rav Hai Gaon found music in the drinking house to be a problematic matter, which would have lasting consequences.
Featured on this episode of The Jewish Drinking Show (episode #90), discussing a couple of rabbinic responsa of Rav Hai Gaon's is Rabbi Daniel Isaac, who is currently completing his PhD (his dissertation is already submitted). Our conversation is based, in part, off of Don Harrán's "What Does Halakhah Say about Music? Two Early Rabbinic Writings on Music by Hai b. Sherira", Hebrew Union College Annual, vol. 84-85 (2013-2014): 49-87.
For show notes and more, see http://jewishdrinking.com/ravhai90/