The Bruckner Journal Biennial Readers Conference

Past Conferences

Current Issue

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. 

Subscription Info

Upcoming Issue

The Bruckner Journal is published three times a year, in March, July and November - since 1997 - and is available by subscription only.

Volume Twenty-Eight, Number One will be published in March 2024. Should you wish to contribute an article, short essay, letter or comment to the Journal, on any Bruckner-related subject, please contact us.

Inside the Issue

2009: Sixth

The Sixth Bruckner Journal Readers Biennial Conference

Hertford College, University of Oxford: evening Friday 17 - all day Saturday 18 April 2009

Friday 17 April

Ken Ward: The raisons d’être for Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

Howard Jones: The History of the Recording of Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

Saturday 18 April

Peter Palmer: Bruckner, Rued Langgaard and Last Things

Ebbe Tørring: Recapitulation Procedures in Bruckner’s Symphonies

Paul Hawkshaw: The First Edition of Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

Julian Horton: The Harmonic Language of Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

Andrea Harrandt: Preparation for the Public. The Importance of Piano Transcriptions of Bruckner’s Music

William Carragan: “One into Two”: Arranging the Schalk four-hand transcription of the Eighth for two pianos, with concomitant discoveries

‘Round table’ session, chaired by Dermot Gault

Saturday 16 April, evening

Performance in the College Chapel

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8, Josef Schalk's four-hand transcription (arr. William Carragan, two pianos)

William Carragan and Crawford Howie, piano

Nick Attfield

Ebbe Tørring

Julian Horton

Crawford Howie and William Carragan rehearse in the chapel, Hertford College

L-R: Paul Hawkshaw, Julian Horton, Crawford Howie, Nick Attfield

Andrea Harrandt