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This issue contains a wide variety of information about recent performances, articles on aspects of Bruckner's works and their reception, and news of current and future events which will be of interest to Brucknerians. 

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In Memorium: Georg Tintner David Suffolk

Book: Bruckner und die Nachwelt, Christa Brüstle Crawford Howie

Ignaz Dornand His Music Elisabeth Maier

Franz Schalk and Bruckner's Fifth Symphony David H. Aldeborgh

The 5th Symphony Revised by Schalk: A Revaluation Takeo Noguchi

Bruckner, Franz Schalk and the Fifthe Symphony Dermot Gault

Bruckner's "Fantastic" Symphony Peter Palmer

Vol. 4/2

Wyn Morris Colin Anderson

The Royale Bruckner Third Mark Kluge

Reflections of Symphony No. "0" Raymond Cox

Bruckner's Late Letters Andrea Harrandt

1999 Bruckner Marathon, Carlsbad CA Ramôn Khalona

Vol. 4/3

Book: Bruckner Symphony No. 8, Benjamin Korstvedt Julian Horton

Book: Bruckner-Probleme, Albrecht Riethmüller Peter Palmer

Reflections on the Symphonies (conclusion) Raymond Cox

Bruckner's Ninth Symphony as a Completed Whole Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Hindemith's Bruckner


Vol. 5/1

Spohr and Bruckner Keith Warsop

"Brucknerathon" 2000, Carlsbad CA Ramon Khalona & David Griegel

Linz Bruckner Festival 2000 Franz Zamazal

Vol. 5/2

Book: Anton Bruckner Chronologie, Franz Scheder Peter Palmer

Book: Reviving the Muse, ed. Peter Davison Peter Palmer

Obit: ErichSchmid Raymond Cox

The Bruckner Journal Conference, 2001 Michael Piper

Bruckner's Symphony No. 3: Chronolgy & Mahler's Involvement Crawford Howie

Music & Ideology: Thoughts on Bruckner Leon Botstein

Vol. 5/3

Book: Bruckner-Tagung Wien 1999, ed. Elisabeth Maier Crawford Howie

Incredible Harmonies: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski talks to B-G Cohrs

Bruckner's Symphony No. 3 (conclusion) Crawford Howie

Austerity v. Charm: Bruckner Revisions in I & IV David H. Aldeborgh


Vol. 6/1

Obit: Takashi Asahina Dermot Gault and Colin Anderson

Book: Verborgene Persönlichkeit, ed. Elisabeth Maier Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Book: Weltliche Chorwerke (1843-93), ed. A. Pachovsky Crawford Howie

Bruckner in Somerset Jerome Curran

2001 Bruckner Marathon, Carlsbad CA Ramon Khalona & David Griegel

Who Wrote the Third Version of Bruckner's Third Symphony? Dermot Gault

Vol. 6/2

Memoir: Günther Wand Mark Audus

Book: Perspectives, ed. C. Howie/P. Hawkshaw/T. Jackson Dermot Gault

Gmuden Conference, 4-7 October 2001 Rainer Boss

The "Wagner Symphony" on Stage William Carragan

Vol. 6/3

Bruckner in New York: The 1964-65 Philharmonic Cycle Mark Kluge

Bruckner's Cosmic Musical Backround in Relation to the Zodiac Raymond Cox



Report: Fourth Würzburg Bruckner Festival Franz Zamazal

Book: Anton Bruckner - A Documentary Biography, by Crawford Howie

     Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Book: Bruckner's Symphonien in Bearbeitungen, by Wolfgang Doebel

     Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Book: Nineteenth Century Music, ed. Samson & Zon

     Crawford Howie

Some Early Composer-Conductors of Bruckner Peter Palmer

An Approach to Anton Bruckner Henry Raynor

2002 Bruckner Marathon: Carlsbad CA Ramón Khalona & David Griegel

Vol. 7/2

Interview: Sir Colin Davis Colin Anderson

The Finale of Bruckner's Ninth: An Alternative Vision Jacques Roelands

Bruckner's Last Finale: Austrian Premiere for the Ninth Symphony [SPCM]


Vol. 7/3

Anton Bruckner - Speech: Festival of the German Bruckner Society, 1939

     Wilhelm Furtwängler (trans. Peter Palmer)

Confessions of a Discographer John Berky

Not All Change Is Progress! Arthur Butterworth

Bruckner's Ninth and the New Queen's Hall Orchestra: A Proposal

     Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

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N.B. Every issue contains numerous media and concert reviews not listed here


Vol. 8/1

Linz Bruckner Festival 2003 Franz Zamazal

Book: Bruckner's Neunte in  Fegefeurer der Rezeption, ed. Metzger/Riehn

     Peter Palmer

Book: Brahms/Bruckner, by Schmidt & Steinbeck Peter Palmer

Book: Anton Bruckner und Steyr, by Erich Wolfgang Partsch Crawford Howie

Report: Bruckner-Vokal: Internationale Tagung, Steyr Crawford Howie

Pange Lingua et Tantum Ergo: First Performance in Steyr 100 Years Ago

     Erich Wolfgang Partsche

The Shadow of Death in Bruckner's Symphonies Ken Ward

Bruckner: String Quintet Crawford Howie

Vol. 8/2

Brucknerhaus Linz: 30th Anniversary Franz Zamazal

Bruckner: Briefe/ii 1887-96, ed Harrandt/Scheider Crawford Howie

Cui Bono: Thoughts on the New Edition of Bruckner's Ninth Wolfgang Hilti

"Fools Rush In": Bruckner in Amateur Performance Paul Coones

2003 Bruckner Marathon, Carlsbad CA Rámon Khalona & David Griegel

Vol. 8/3

Book: Bruckner Symposion 2000 Bericht, ed. Antonicek/Harrandt/Partsch

     Crawford Howie

Julian Horton on Howie's "Documentary Biography" & "Perspectives"

     Peter Palmer

Julian Horton on "Bruckner Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural


Interview: Arthur Dennis Walker Crawford Howie

The 1890 Bruckner Eighth: Hass contra Nowak Dermot Gault

1904: Chronolgy of Bruckner Events

Editorial: Peter Palmer welcomes Ken Ward as next editor & 2005 Fourth

     Biennial TBJ Readers Conference, University of Nottingham


Vol. 9/1

Book: Cambridge Companion to Bruckner, ed. Williamson Tom Corfield

Review: 2004 Linz Bruckner Festival Franz Zamazal

A Holiday in Linz Ted Watterson

Ascension Day at St Florian James Savage

Poem: Bruckner's Tomb Jack Kelso

Discovering Bruckner for the First Time: Reader Stories

Bruckner's Golden Arches William Carragan

List: Bruckner Published Scores Arthus Walker

Vol. 9/2

Bruckner: Completed Performing Version, Unfinished Finale Ninth Symphony

     [SCPM] - extracts from published commetary of new edition

Poem: A Letter (1885) Morton Marcus

List: Bruckner Scores, Intrumental Music, Cantatas, Large-Scale Choral Works

     Crawford Howie

In Memoriam: Horst Haschek & Marcello Viotti Peter Palmer

Missenden Abbey Weekend Course: Bruckner Nine Symphonies Ken Ward

Vol. 9/3

Report: 4th Biennial Readers Conference Dermot Gault

     And Concert James Savage

Desert Island Fifths Raymond Cox

A Report on the Sources for Bruckner's Eighth Symphony Paul Hawkshaw

Book: Bruckner's Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics, by

     Juilan Horton Tom Corfield

Bruckner, God, and Light Ian Beresford Gleaves

Along the Bruckner Expressway - A Letter from America Nick Attfield

A Threefold Fullfillment of a Bruckner 4th Ambition Ted Watterson

Bruckner and the Neue Dom, Linz Franz Zamazal

Excerpt: Bax Hears Bruckner's Fifth in Dresden 1906/07

2005 Bruckner Marathon Carlsbad CA Rámon Khalona

Obit: Carlo Maria Giulini

Poem: Anton Bruckner Adam Zagajewski

List: Bruckner Scores: Smaller Works Crawford Howie