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International Conference:  Hanns Eisler Institute of Musical Research

10 07, 2009

International Conference:  Hanns Eisler Institute of Musical Research, University of London April 19-20, 2010

Conference convenors:  Erik Levi (Royal Holloway University of London),
Albrecht Dümling (International Hanns Eisler Society, Berlin) and Michael
Haas (Jewish Museum, Vienna)
Keynote speaker: Professor David Blake, University of York
The conference convenors welcome submission of papers on the work of Hanns Eisler (1898-1962), who is widely regarded as one of Schoenberg’s most talented pupils and a pioneer of applied music during the Weimar Republic. As an exile from Nazi Germany, Eisler spent most of the 1930s and in Denmark, England and finally the USA before returning to Europe to take up residency in the newly-founded German Democratic Republic.   
This conference, probably one of the first on Eisler to be held in the English speaking world,  has two broadly-based themes:
1) Eisler and England  
2) topics of general interest related to the work of Eisler.

To see more information about this conference, please visit:  http://music.sas.ac.uk/imr-events/imr-conferences-colloquia-performance-events/hanns-eisler.html