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

This is a wonderful opportunity for Brucknerians to meet together in pleasant surroundings, hear papers from leading scholars in the field and from other Bruckner enthusiasts. As with the Journal itself, non-academic music lovers need not be intimidated and can be sure they will find a friendly welcome and much to enjoy, to think about and discuss.

Inside the Issue

Discussing the Bruckner Ninth Finale:

Sébastien Letocart and Richard Lehnert

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In November 2022, the Journal published an article written by John A. Phillips discussing his latest version of the Bruckner Ninth Finale completion (2021-22), based on the previous work of the SPCM versions, which can be found here.

Sébastien Letocart - editor of his own performing version of the Ninth Finale - provided a criticism of the SPCM version, which was published in July 2023.

In response, Richard Lehnert - a retired editor of Sterophile Magazine - supplied a rhetorical critique of Mr. Letocart's article, published in November 2023.

Mr. Letocart's subsequent response is provided online on this page, along with the previous articles by the two authors.