The Bruckner Journal Biennial Readers Conference
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.
The Bruckner Journal is published three times a year, in March, July and November - since 1997 - and is available by subscription only.
Volume Twenty-Five, Number Three will be published in November 2021. Should you wish to contribute an article, short essay, letter or comment to the Journal, on any Bruckner-related subject, please contact us.
The Seventh Bruckner Journal Readers Biennial Conference
Hertford College, University of Oxford: evening Friday 15 - all day Saturday 16 April 2011
Friday 15 April
Malcolm Hatfield: A Psychological Profile of Bruckner
Dermot Gault in conversation with Ken Ward about his new book, The New Bruckner
Saturday 16 April
Paul Coones: Bruckner at Hertford College, Oxford
Andrea Harrandt: Bruckner’s Vienna in the 1870s and 1880s – A Biographical and Historical Background
Benjamin Korstvedt: Defining the ‘Problem’: The Post-War Reception of Bruckner Editions in the English-speaking World
Brian Newbould: Chorale as Texture in Symphonic Music
Frederick Stocken: Is Sechter ‘echter’? Considering Simon Sechter’s Fundamental Bass Theory for Analyzing Bruckner’s Music
William Carragan: The Finale of the Fifth - An Analysis and Tempo Study
Julian Horton: Counterpoint and Form in the Finale of the Fifth Symphony
Paul Hawkshaw: Bruckner’s Use of Sonata-Form Terminology in the Sketches for the Finale of the Eighth Symphony
Eric Lai: Toward a Theory of Coherence: Compositional Use of the Turn in Bruckner’s Symphonies
Saturday 16 April, evening
Performance in the College Chapel
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 (arr. William Carragan, two pianos, four hands)
William Carragan and Crawford Howie, piano
L-R: Chris Mansell, Andrew Lewis, Guy Richardson.
Crawford Howie and William Carragan rehearse in the chapel, Hertford College
L-R: Outside in the quadrangle - Keith Gifford, Geoffrey Hosking, Andrew Lewis, Paul Coones, Jerome Curran.
L-R: Frederick Stocken and Andrea Harrandt
Ken Ward receives the Bruckner Society of America Kilenyi Medal of Honor, presented to him by William Carragan during the Conference