The Bruckner Journal Biennial Readers Conference
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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
Crawford Howie and William Carragan rehearse in the chapel, Hertford College
L-R: Paul Hawkshaw, Julian Horton, Crawford Howie, Nick Attfield