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 Mozart Expert to Lecture at SRU Thursday 

 

SPOTLIGHT

3/28/2006

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

EXPERT ON MOZART TO VISIT CAMPUS THURSDAY

     SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. –  Dr. Rainer Buland, professor of music at the world famous Mozarteum University of Salzburg, will offer a free lecture about Mozart's life and music, the time period in which he lived, discuss what Mozart’s music means today and how it has influenced not only Austrian music but the entire world of music, when he visits Slippery Rock University at 1 p.m. Thursday [March 30].

     The address will be delivered in Swope Music Hall.

     2006 marks the world celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the most famous Austrian of all time. Music lovers from all over will travel to Austria to attend special celebrations, concert and opera performances. The visit is sponsored by the Cultural Studies Academy, Inc., and SRU. Buland has written a series of books on Mozart’s life and devoted most of his adult life to understanding the social and cultural trends that fostered the great music of the 18th century.     

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