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The Modernisms of the 1960s in Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland
Bristol, April 2002

Department of Music, University of Bristol in collaboration with the Central European Music Research Centre (CEMRC) of the Department of Music, Cardiff University, The British Association for Central and Eastern Europe and the Royal Musical Association will hold a one-day conference on Saturday April 27 2002 The Modernisms of the 1960s in Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland
Following on from the 2001 conference held at Cardiff University on 'Socialist Realism in Music 1945-55', this will be a study day on differences, appropriations, perceptions and transformations of modernity within Central European music between 1960 and 1970. The focus of the symposium will be on the response by Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland to Western concepts and practices, and the particular understanding of Modernism evidenced by music from these countries. Further details available from Rachel Beckles Willson R.BecklesWillson@bris.ac.uk