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2007: Fifth

The Fifth Bruckner Journal Readers Biennial Conference

Carrs Lane Centre, Birmingham: evening Friday 20 - all day Saturday 21 April 2007

Friday 20 April

Preliminary Session - with introductory paper presented by Ken Ward: Seven Types of Mystery

Erling E Guldbrandsen: Bruckner and Mystic Experience

Saturday 21 April

Benjamin Korstvedt: ‘ja oft die besten Stellen der Wirkung beraubte’: An Essay on the Early Compositional History of Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony

Julian Horton: Bruckner and the Myth of Otherness

William Carragan: Bruckner’s Last Words

Paul Hawkshaw: The Art of Fugue, St Florian and the Preservation of  Contrapuntal Symphony

Nicholas Attfield: Music and Mysticism in the Weimar Republic: The Cases of Anton Bruckner and Erich Schwebsch

Final ‘open’ session, introduced and chaired by Crawford Howie: The Element of Mystery in Bruckner’s Music

L-R: Nicholas Attfield, Paul Hawkshaw, Erling E Guldbrandsen, Julian Horton,

David Alldeborgh, Benjamin Korstvedt, Crawford Howie, Ebbe Tørring, Bob McColley, William Caragan