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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.


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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.


Vol. 20/1

Attempts at Improving the Score – Schalk, Löwe and the First Symphony Thomas Röder

A Document from the Early History of the Fourth Symphony Benjamin Korstvedt

The Twilight of the Classical Gods Max Graf

The Case for Bruckner Winthrop Sargeant

Can Atilla Dramatic Symphonic Poem for Large Orchestra and Organ

in Memory of Anton Bruckner

Historical Focus at USA Bruckner Marathons Neil Schore

Arts in Residence: Bruckner & Mahler at Hitchin Priory Raymond Cox

Vol. 20/2

Secret Confessions: Anton Bruckner’s Importance for Dimitri Shostakovich Johannes Leopold Mayer

Anton Bruckner's Sixth Symphony: The First Print Edition and the Premiere Conducted by Mahler Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Tempo Studies on Bruckner’s 6th and 8th Symphonies William Carragan

Bruckner: Mass in D minor – editorial work in progress Crawford Howie

Book: Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony - A Listener Guided Analysis, David B Greene Ken Ward

Vol. 20/3

Erich Eisner, an Early Champion of Bruckner in Latin America Miguel J. Ramirez

Bruckner’s Late Symphonies In Post-War Japan: A Synopsis Of Performance And Recording From 1948 to 2016 Marc Bridle

Editing Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony Dermot Gault

Gerd Schaller Comments On His New Bruckner Ninth Symphony Finale Completion  - Interview

St. Florian BrucknerTage Festival: August 14 – 20 2106 - Report Ken Ward, Michael Cucka

Lucerne Festival 2016: Primadonnas, Bruckner and a missed chance - Report Albert Boliger


Vol. 21/1

The Bruckner Brand: Part 1 William Carragan [Part 2 available here]

Bruckner for the Guitar Mateusz Łuczak [transcriptions available here]

Kilenyi Medal John Berky

USA Bruckner Marathons Neil Schore

Carnegie Hall Barenboim Bruckner Cycle Michael Cucka

Bruckner at the Proms David Singerman

Vol. 21/2

Bruckner in a Digital Age Michael Cucka

Stanisław Skrowaczewski: A Tribute

Report: TBJ 10th Biennial Readers Conference Michael Cucka

Bruckner in England Andrea Harrandt

Bruckner Songs Crawford Howie

80 Years of the Bruckner Second William Carragan [author's podcast here]

Perspective: Carnegie Hall Bruckner Cycle Vishnu Bachani

Vol. 21/3

Anton Bruckner-Lexicon online Christian Fastl [ABLO here]

Snowflake and Hailstorm Paul Hawkshaw [full-resolution images here]

Path to Homeric Seas Benjamin Korstvedt [online version here]

Bruckner Problem: Asian Refraction Thng Yi Ren

Bruckner’s Character Malcolm Hatfield

BrucknerTage 2017

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N.B. Every issue contains numerous media and concert reviews not listed here