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The Bruckner Journal

VOLUME TWENTY-ONE, NUMBER THREE

November 2017

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Volume Twenty-One, Number Three will be published in November 2017. Should you wish to contribute an article, short essay, letter or comment to the Journal, on any Bruckner-related subject, please contact us.

ITEMS  IN THIS ISSUE

 

The Anton Bruckner-Lexicon online

     by Christian K. Fastl, Project Manager & Editor [ABLO here]


Between a Snowflake and a Hailstorm: Thoughts on Bruckner's Staccato and

          Accent Markings                    

     by Paul Hawkshaw, Ph.D. - Yale School of Music


     

The Path to the “Homeric Seas”: On an Overlooked Aspect of Bruckner's

          Stylistic Evolution, ca. 1880

     by Benjamin Korstvedt, Ph.D. - Clark University [multimedia version]


The Bruckner Problem: An Asian Refraction

     by Thng Yi Ren


Toward an Analytic Description of Bruckner's Character: Yielding Insights

          About Specific Behaviours, Including His Continual Revisions of His

          Works and His Choices of How and Where to Pursue His Musical

          Aspirations.

     by Malcolm Hatfield, C.Psychol. A.F.B.Ps.S


St. Florian Brucknertage 2017 - “Reaching for the Stars”: Bruckner’s Fifth

     by Ken Ward, Michael Cucka, & Malcolm Hatfield

CONCERTS REVIEWED


EBRACH, BAVARIA                                       EBRACH ABBEY                                         17 SEPTEMBER 2017

Philharmonie Festiva, Gerd Schaller, cond.

Bruckner - Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1890 - first published edition of the 1889 3rd version)

by Ken Ward


LONDON, UK                                             ROYAL ALBERT HALL                                    1 SEPTEMBER 2017

BBC Proms 2017, Prom 64

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, cond.

Rihm - IN-SCHRIFT

Bruckner - Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

by Young-Jin Hur


LEOMINSTER, UK                                      LEOMINSTER ABBEY                                             11 JUNE 2017

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Lloyd, cond.

Wagner - Siegfried Idyll

Bruckner - Symphony No. 8 in C Minor

by Malcolm Hatfield


LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND             KKL LUZERN, CONCERT HALL                         4 SEPTEMBER 2017

Lucerne Festival – 2017

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, cond.

Rihm - IN-SCHRIFT

Bruckner - Symphony No. 9 in D minor

by Albert Bolliger


LONDON, UK                                             ROYAL ALBERT HAL                                   30 SEPTEMBER 2017

From Darkness To Light

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski, cond.

Mozart: Piano concerto No. 20 in D minor

Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major

by Young-Jin Hur & David Singerman



MEDIA REVIEWED


BRUCKNER: THE ESSENTIAL BRUCKNER - Symphonies 2, 3 & 7

Symphony No. 2 in C minor, WAB 102 (1st version 1872)

Symphony No. 3 in D minor, WAB 103 (1st version 1877)

Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (1883)

Bruckner Orchester Linz / Dennis Russell Davies

rec: live, 30 September 2011 (Symphony No. 2), 3 October 2014 (Symphony No. 3),

29 September 2016 (Symphony No. 7) - Stiftsbasilika, St. Florian, Upper Austria

EDITION BRUCKNER ORCHESTER EBO 001 and/or

ORANGE MOUNTAIN MUSIC OMM3002 [71:29 + 79:46 + 69:08]

by Ralph Moore




BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, “Romantic”

ver: 1878/80 [ed. Nowak]

Orchestre National de l’ORTF / Antal Doráti

rec: live (actual date unknown, possibly 11 Dec 1968),

delayed Radio France broadcast of 18 Dec 1968 - Théâtre de Champs-Élysées, Paris

[first release on CD]

Antal Doráti live ADL 209 [59:01]

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major

ver: 1885 [ed. Nowak]

Stockholm Philharmonic / Antal Doráti

rec: live, 4 Feb 1978 – Konserthuset, Stockholm [previously unpublished]

Antal Doráti live ADL 207 [64:00]

by Michael Cucka





BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 ‘Romantic’

version: 1878/80 (ed. Haas)

Staatskapelle Dresden / Christian Thielemann

rec:. live, 17 May 2015 - Semperoper, Dresden,

Germany Edition Staatskapelle Dresden – Volume 42

PROFIL PH16064 [73.06]

by Ralph Moore





NEW AND REISSUED RECORDINGS

July 2017 to October 2017

Compiled by Howard Jones




WORLD-WIDE CONCERT LISTING

November 2017 - February 2018

Compiled by Michael Cucka




And sundry other short items of interest to Brucknerians


TBJ November 2017

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