OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Historian, pianist to give Horning Lecture at OSU

01/02/1998

CORVALLIS - Historian and pianist James H. Johnson will give a combined lecture and recital on nationalism in music during a presentation Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Oregon State University.

The event, entitled "Nationalism in Music: National Dances from Chopin to Prokofiev," will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Benton Hall Room 303. It is free and open to the public.

Johnson is a professor at Boston University, where he teaches European intellectual history, specializing in the history of musical culture.

He is the author of "Listening in Paris: A Cultural History," which won prizes for the best cultural-intellectual history published in 1995 and for the best first book in European history by an American author.

The lecture is sponsored by the Thomas Hart and Mary Jones Horning Endowment for the Humanities at OSU, with support from the departments of history and music.