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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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Vol. 15/1

Anton Bruckner - Music of the Saint Florian Period David Aldeborgh

Bruckner’s Will – Clause 4 and its implications Ken Ward

Bruckner and the Legacy of the National Socialists’ Propaganda John Berky

“The Senso Symphony” - Visconti and Bruckner Ken Ward    

Timed Structure Tables for Bruckner Symphonies -  No.4  William Carragan

Bruckner Symphony No. 8 “Renewal Version” ed. Takanobu Kawasaki 

How I Disovered Bruckner Malcolm Hatfield

Claudio Abbado’s young persons’ orchestra swept away my Bruckner-phobia

     Richard Eyre   


Vol. 15/2

Changing Times for Bruckner’s Fifth Raymond Cox

Counterpoint and Form in the Finale of Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony Julian Horton

Bruckner’s Dissertation - Remarks on the Finale of the Fifth William Carragan

Timed Structure Tables - Symphony No. 5 William Carragan

Bruckner Cycle in Santo André, Brazil

Book: The New Bruckner, Dermot Gault Crawford Howie  

Book: Out of Time, Tanya Tintner Ken Ward


Vol. 15/3

Bruckner’s Sonata Form Terminology in Sketches for the Finale of the Eighth

     Symphony Paul Hawkshaw

Constructing the “Bruckner Problem” Benjamin Korstvedt

Bruckner’s Vienna in the 1870s and 1880s Andrea Harrandt

Interview: Mario Venzago Sébastien Letocart & Nicolas Couton

Timed Structure Tables - Symphony No. 6 William Carragan

Book: Bruckner.The Man and the Work, Constantin Floros Crawford Howie and

     Malcolm Hatfield


Vol. 16/1

The First Forty Years: The Early Music of Anton Bruckner David Singerman

Listen Without Prejudice Tom Service

Bruckner and Elgar: A Comparative Sketch Martin Pulbrook

Toward a Theory of Coherence: Compositional Use of the Turn Eric Lai

Book: Anton Bruckner'\s Wiener Jahre Crawford Howie

Two Bruckner Marathons: USA East & West Coast, 2010 Neil Schore

Vol. 16/2

First Hearing a Bruckner Symphony Simon E. Spero

Bruckner, Mahler, and Anti-Semitism Ken Ward

On the Track of Bruckner's "Railway Obsession" Ken Ward

An Unfinished, and Very Imperfect Dialogue: S-P-C-M Ninth Completion John


Bruckner's String Quartet and Quintet: Context, Performance, Recording Alan


String Quintet in F Major: A Survey of Recordings Hans Roelofs

Timed Structure Tables: Bruckner's Quintet William Carragan

Book: Anton Bruckner: The String Quintet/Studies, Torsten Blaich Crawford


Book: Simon Schecter's Fundamental-Bass Theory Frederick Stocken

Vol. 16/3

A Bruckner Odyssey: Sir Simon Rattle Talks About the Four-Movement Ninth

     Aart van der Wal

Versions and Editions: Deryck Cooke's Contribution Clarified/1 Dermot Gault

Is Schecter "echter"? Frederick Stocken

Book: Bruckner-Jahrbuch 2006-10, Antonicek/Lindner/Petermayr Crawford


Book: Bruckner: Leven en werken, van Zwol Bert Brouwer, Ken Ward

Timed Structure Tables: Symphony 7 William Carragan

Two Bruckner Marathons: USA East & West Coast, 2011 Neil Schore


Vol. 18/1

Bruckner and Wagner: Relationship of Two Contrary Personalities Andrea Harrandt

Levi's Rejection of the Eighth and its Impact on Bruckner the Man and his Attitude

     to his Work and Life Malcom Hatfield

Book: The Power of Robert Simpson, Macauley Dermot Gault

Two Bruckner Marathons: USA East & West Coast, 2013 Neil Schore

Timed Structure Tables: Symphony in D Minor & F Minor Willam Carragan

Vol. 18/2

Bruckner Ninth Finale: Alternate Approach Jacques Roelands

A Memorable Beginning: On the New Edition, First Symphony Thomas Röder

Returning to the Vienna Edition of the First Symphony Benjamin Korstvedt

Bruckner Edition Wien: Interview with Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs

Bruckner and teh "Dresden Amen" Crawford Howie

Gratitude, Respect and Appreciation after 140 Years Klaus Laczika

Timed Structure Tables: Symphony No. 4 "Volksfest" Finale Willam Carragan

My Bruckner Solution Timmy Brown

A Farewell to Life Lawrence K. Tomlinson

Vol. 18/3

Bad Kreuzen: Speculation and No End Eva Marx

Early Days in the the Steyr (Upper Austria) Erich Wolfgang Partsch

Book: Sämtilche Werke  zu Band 8, ed. Hawkshaw Dermot Gault

Book: Bruckner and the Generalbass Tradition, Chapman Crawford Howie

Bruckner, the Miniturist David Singerman

Two Bruckner Marathons: USA East & West Coast, 2014 Neil Schore

St. Florian BrucknerTage 2014 Ken Ward

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