What a life  

 

Video Resources

In a recent visit, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn (RCM) discussed issues relating to the cultural influence of immigrant musician in the UK, and in particular the story of Hans Gál. 

Immigrants to Britain in the 20th century

Immigrants from continental Europe played a huge role in the development of British culture during the 20th century. In this video, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn set the scene for a discussion of the emigré composer, Hans Gál.

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How did emigrating effect composers output?

In this video, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn (RCM), discuss the effect coming to Britain had on the output of 20th century emigré composers.

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Hans Gal and the story of What a Life!

In this video, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn (RCM) introduce composer Hans Gál, describing his life before coming to Britain and his role in the production of What a Life!, a revue written during his period of internment on the Isle of Man.

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The work in detail

In this video, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn (RCM) explore What a Life! in more detail.

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Lessons for students

In this video, Eric Levi (RHUL) and Norbert Meyn (RCM) explore what RCM students will gain from performing What a Life!.

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