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TSU festival celebrates music technology, masters


The 20th-Century Music Festival held at Towson State University next week will celebrate the anniversaries of such long-established modern masters as Hindemith, Bartok and Webern, and investigate the growing connections between music and technology. Here's the schedule:

Monday, 8:15 p.m.: Chamber music performances by TSU faculty commemorate the 50th anniversaries of the deaths of Webern and Bartok.

Tuesday, 8:15 p.m.: New music concert by TSU student composers.

Wednesday, noon: Performances of chamber music of Hindemith to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Wednesday, 8:15 p.m.: A concert of music for musicians and interactive computer music, featuring duo runedako, the synthesizer-and-computerized piano team of Daniel Koppelman and Ruth Neville, and the compositions of Cort Lippe.

Thursday, 11 a.m.: Master class on interactive computer music by composer Cort Lippe.

Thursday, 2 p.m.: Master class by duo runedako about innovative approaches to keyboard performance and technology.

Friday, 10 a.m.: Demonstration by Mr. Lippe about how he uses interactive computer music in his musical works.

All events, at TSU's Fine Arts Concert Hall, Osler and Cross Campus drives, are free. Call (410) 830-2796 or 830-2230.

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