Preliminary Programme

13 September 2014


  Presenter Title
0930-1100 Tonal Frontiers
Arthur Kaptainis Avoiding the A-word: Schoenberg’s Entrückung and the tonal perspective of 1908
Carlos de Lemos Almada “At the frontiers of tonality”: Tradition and innovation in Schoenberg’s First Chamber Symphony Op.9
 Jun Zubillaga-Pow Schoenberg and the Semiticate: The Cyclical Nature of the Chamber Symphonies
 1100-1130  Tea/Coffee
 1130-1300  Religiosity Redux
Aoife Sadlier Arnold Schoenberg’s Quest for a Jewish Identity: Between Fantasy, Illusion and Reality
 Martin Brady Schoenberg, Film, and the Prohibition of Images: From Die Glückliche Hand to the Genesis Prelude
Magnar Breivik Backlights on Schoenberg’s Lichtspielszene
 1300-1400  Lunch
 1400-1500  Schoenberg as Pedagogue
 Fusako Hamao On the Origin of Schoenberg’s Metronome Markings
Gordon Root The Two-Measure Phrase in Schoenberg’s Pedagogy
 Arnulf Mattes Dialect or Dialectics? Rudolf Kolisch’s Recordings and the (De-)Construction of a Modernist Idiom
 1500-1530  Tea/Coffee
 1530-1730  Performance Practices
 Mattias Wurz 1914: ‘Pierrot’ and His War – Arnold Schönberg’s melodrama Pierrot lunaire and the image of war
Hugh Collins Rice /Pina Napolitano Performing Form – Schoenberg’s Klavierstück Op33b: a Dialogue between Performance and Analysis
Stelios Chatziiosifidis A Balancing Act in Schoenberg’s Violin Concerto Op. 36: The Crystallisation of the Idea in Four Notes
 1730-1830 Keynote I
 Joseph Auner Schoenberg as Sound Student
 1830-1930 David Knotts, TBC Song Recital


14 September 2014


  Presenter Title
0930-1100 Schoenberg’s Composers
Danielle Hood The Uncanny Topic in the Fünf Orchesterstücke Op. 16: A ‘Key’ to Schoenberg’s Unconscious
Alexander Carpenter(invited speaker) Schoenberg as Strauss: Waltzes, Waltz Arrangements and Nostalgia
Severine Neff(invited speaker) How Not to Hear The Rite of Spring?: Schoenberg’s Theories, Leibowitz’s Recording
1100-1130 Tea/Coffee
1130-1300 Keynote II
Ethan Haimo Schoenberg’s Early Correspondence
Sabine Feisst What Schoenberg’s Correspondence Tells Us: His Epistolary Friendships with Adolph Weiss, Nicolas Slonimsky, and Dika Newlin
1300-1400 Lunch
1400-1530 Interpersonal Relations
Raymond Coffer Gerstl, Schönberg (and Mathilde): A Brief Reassessment of Their Relationship and its Impact on Op. 10 (1908)
Beatrix Obal „Aber Verleger und Autoren können auf Dauer nicht Freunde sein.“ Arnold Schoenberg and his Publishers
Walter Kreyszig Schoenberg’s Teaching of Coherence and Its Effect on the Comprehensibility of his “Method of Composition with Twelve Tones”
1530-1600 Tea/Coffee
1600-1730 Performative Imageries
Vanessa Hawes Performative and Structural Affordance in Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten
Avior Byron(invited speaker) Schoenberg’s Writings on Performance
Steven J. Cahn(invited speaker) Imaging the Performance of Schoenberg’s Compositions
1730-1830 Roundtable
The Path to Schoenberg Studies


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