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Back to listJan 15, 2011

Exhibition on Franz Liszt and the Romantic Era Shown at Min-On Concert Association

110115min-on-exh.jpgVisitors listen to a performance by a player piano

The Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo, Japan, is displaying an exhibition on music from the Romantic era, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Franz Liszt (1811-1886). The show will be open to the public until July 3, 2011.

Hungarian composer Franz Liszt is the focus of the exhibition, which contains panels introducing the musical history of the 19th century alongside a collection of handwritten musical manuscripts and personal correspondence. Additional panels provide an introduction to the composer's life and work.

Visitors are also able to listen to musical pieces performed by a player piano on display.

[Adapted from an article in the January 15, 2011, issue of Seikyo Shimbun; Soka Gakkai, Japan; photo courtesy of Seikyo Shimbun]