Department of Music

The Hollywood Songbook: Brecht and Eisler in Exile
Selinsgrove, PA, October 2003


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The Hollywood Songbook: Brecht and Eisler in Exile

A Symposium and Concert

Saturday, October 4

Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania


1:30 p.m. Symposium in Isaacs Auditorium
8:00 p.m. Concert in Stretansky Hall

The departments of music and history at Susquehanna University offer a rare
opportunity to hear and discuss a landmark work of 20th-century exile literature:
Hanns Eisler's Hollywood Songbook, with poems of Bertolt Brecht and others.  An
afternoon symposium, moderated by David Imhoof and featuring Eisler and Brecht
specialists Joy Haslam Calico of Vanderbilt University, Theodore Rippey of Bowling
Green State University, and Karl-Heinz Schoeps of the University of Illinois, will
precede an evening recital by David Steinau and Rachel Jensen of this seldom
performed work.

Free admission.

For further information, registration, directions, and accommodation
information, please visit http://www.susqu.edu/music/eisler/.