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The Beatles and Their Songs: A Musical Revolution

December 15, 2013

The Beatles’ songs continue to stand the test of time.  The group’s contribution to the history of 20th century popular music remains unprecedented and unchallenged.  Join Dulais Rhys as he delves into the quality, variety, and longevity of Beatles music.  The Beatles and Their Songs: A Musical Revolution will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Library.
Dulais Rhys is a professional musician based in San Francisco.   He holds Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in music from the University of Wales as well as several teaching diplomas.  He also studied Composition, Conducting and Electronic Music at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD.   His book To Philadelphia and Back: The Life and Music of Joseph Parry was published in 2010.   His presentation on The Beatles outlines the history of the group’s formation and focuses on their songs, influences, form, stylistic development and legacy.  The talk includes musical examples and audience interaction—singing along is encouraged!
The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.