The Bruckner Journal Biennial Readers Conference
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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