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July 8, 2003

Birmingham-Southern music professor's work performed at Aspen festival

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College Professor of Music Charles Mason's composition Hradcanska was performed July 7 at the Aspen Summer Music Festival.

Mason's work was performed by the internationally known Proteus Ensemble.

It was composed while Mason was in Prague in 1994 and is named after the subway stop located near the studio from which he worked.

The work also has been released by the Mexican record company Actus Classics Recording on the CD Planos.

Mason, who joined the faculty in 1982, received his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois.



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