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Cultural Frontier: Early 20th Century Vienna

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Duration: 1:15:13 | Added: 28 Apr 2015
Re-visiting the time of Freud, Klimt and Schönberg, the Alumni Weekend panel surveys and analyse this unique period in Vienna’s history and in Western culture.

In the opening years of the twentieth century, Vienna – the capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire – provided the grand setting for a proliferation of artists, architects, composers, writers and thinkers whose explorations heralded a number of significant movements in modern culture.
25th April 2015, Orangery, Schoenbrunn, Vienna
Chaired by Bethany Bell (BBC Foreign Correspondent) and featuring Professor Shearer West (Head of Humanities, University of Oxford), Professor Ritchie Robertson (Taylor Professor of the German Language and Literature, Fellow of the Queen's College) and Professor Jonathan Cross (Professor of Musicology and Student and Tutor in Music at Christ Church)

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