Conference "La musica nel cinema muto. Tipologie, pratiche, vocabolario". (27th may 2012, Italy, Milano)

I bring to your attention the appointment of May 27, 2012 at the Palazzina Liberty (Milan), with the international day-conference "La musica nel cinema muto. Tipologie, pratiche, vocabolario". The conference will be followed by the screening of three silent films with original live music. It is organized by Milano Classica in collaboration with the Music Section of the University of Milan, with an important contribution of the students who attended to the workshop "Dal testo alla performance" held by Emilio Sala.

Conference speakers: Elena Mosconi, Susanna Avanzini, Martin Barnier, Paolo Caneppele, Anna Katharina Windisch, Emilio Sala, Stella Dagna, Mauro Giori, Gillian Anderson.

Screened films: L'assassinat de duc de Guise (1908) by Charles Le Bargy & André Calmettes, music by Camille Saint-Saëns; Lo schiavo di Cartagine (1910) by Luigi Maggi, music by Osvaldo Brunetti; Entr'acte (1924) by René Clair, music by Erik Satie. Milano Classica orchestra, conductor Luigi Capuano.

Best regards.

Maurizio Corbella
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Department of History of Art, Music, and Theatre
University of Milan