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Conference 2007 Conference 2007

6-8 DECEMBER, 2007

Seventh International Academic Conference organized by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute

Chopin's Musical World: the 1840s


Conference Hall at the Polish Competence Centre eGov and eEdu
ul. Kopernika 30, Warszawa

6 XII 2007 THURSDAY Opening of the conference
(Re)constructing 1840s Paris

  • Session keynote paper: Katharine Ellis, The ‘serious' piano in 1840s Paris
  • Jolanta Pękacz, Chopin in the World of the Parisian Salons in the 1840s
  • Marie-Paule Rambeau, Chopin et le salon du marquis de Custine (1835-1848)
  • Alicia C. Levin, ‘One Piano and One Pianist': The Triumph of Marie Pleyel in 1840s Paris
  • Álvaro Guibert, Fundación Albéniz's Arthur Rubinstein Archive
  • Rubinstein interprets Chopin - film and discussion

7 XII 2007 FRIDAY
Chopin in the world of the 1840s

  • Antonio Cascelli, Chopin as salon composer: Schenker's reception of Chopin
  • Rosalba Agresta, Aspect de la reception de Chopin en Angleterre : la presse londonienne 1840-1849
  • David Kasunic, Chopin's Musical Disease: Tuberculosis, Music and Diagnostic Pathology in 1840s France
  • Session keynote paper: Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, Chopin et ses cercles de musiciens classicisants à Paris

Chopin's music (session I)

  • Session keynote paper: Dana Gooley, Performing Spontaneity: Chopin in the Field of Improvisation
  • Halina Goldberg, Chopin's late fantasia pieces in the context of nineteenth-century fantasia genres
  • Jan Ekier, Z zagadnień  chronologii dzieł Chopina. Metody. Kilka przykładów dotyczących kompozycji ostatniego okresu
  • Jeffrey Kallberg, Chopin's music box

Fantasy - live performance of the facsimile
Tatiana Shebanova, piano Erard (1849)


Presentation promoting the series Works by Chopin. Facsimile Edition financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

8 XII 2007 SATURDAY
Chopin's music (session II)

  • Kaori Noland, Grundgestalt and Diatonic/Octatonic Interaction in Chopin's F minor Ballade, Op. 52
  • Charles Fisk, Imagining and Performing the Polonaise-Fantasy
  • Janet Schmalfeldt, Chopin's Dialogue: The Cello Sonata, Op. 65
  • Session keynote paper: Lawrence Kramer, Rogue Pitches, the Cult of the Dandy, and Chopin's Later Style

Late Chopin & last Chopin

  • Session keynote paper: Mieczysław Tomaszewski, Late Chopin and last Chopin. A streak of shade and a trace of oxymoron
  • Bohdan Pociej, Late style. Ennui and innovation
  • Piotr Dahlig, Fryderyk Chopin's Mazurkas of the 1840s -  new scores of meditation
  • Zofia Chechlińska, Chopin's works of the forties and the phenomenon of late creative output
  • Round-table Discussion

Poster session:


Maria Nagore
and Laura de Miguel, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

HE PRESENCE OF SPAIN IN THE PARISIAN MUSICAL LIFE DURING THE 1840s

Poster

 

Scholarly Committee: Prof. John Rink & Prof. Mieczysław Tomaszewski

Conference co-financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Honorary patron of the conference: Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski


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Photo: Agata Cholewińska