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      October 17, 2011

      Monday   4:30 PM

      45 Prospect Street
      Providence, Rhode Island 02912

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      Visions of Liszt festival: Film screening

      Mon, October 17, 2011 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium. Free. Screening of "Liszt in the World," a documentary film of Liszt's life, music, and outlook by Cecil Lytle. Prof. Lytle will be present to introduce the film and answer questions. Cecil Lytle is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of California San Diego, where he taught since since 1974. He has recorded and performed widely around the world in works of the most daring avant garde composers and in jazz venues. - The year 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt, the Hungarian-born composer and piano virtuoso best known for such pieces as Les Préludes, Liebestraum no. 3, the Hungarian Rhapsodies, and the Sonata in B-minor. The Brown University Music Department is holding a series of events–including a film screening, a master class, a lecture-recital, and a symposium¬–to commemorate his music and achievements. This festival is generously supported by the Creative Arts Council, the Peterson Concert Fund, the Department of Music, and the Cogut Center for the Humanities, with additional support from the Departments of History of Art and Architecture, Italian Studies, Slavic Languages, and Comparative Literature. To request special services, accommodations or assistance for this event, please contact Ashley Lundh [401.863.3234 -] as far in advance of the event as possible.

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