International Chopinological Conference: ‘The Integration of a Work: from Miniature to Large Scale’

The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Science, Długa 26, Warsaw


26 September (Wednesday)


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13.45 – Conference opening




Chopin’s Chaise longue  

Scaling Liszt’s ‘Hungarian Rhapsodies’ 


15.30–16.00 coffee break  


On the Role of the Polonaise Cadence in Establishing the Polonaise Genre: Chopin’s Polonaises as a Case Study

The Embodiment of Genre

Elementy ukraińsko-polskiej dumki w Chopinowskich balladach [Elements of the Ukrainian-Polish dumka in Chopin’s ballades]


27 September (Thursday)



‘Religious Kitsch?’ Sociological Perspectives on Sanctification of Secular Musics

Against ‘Religious Kitsch’: Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66


11.00–11.30 coffee break


Struktura tonalna finału Sonaty b-moll op. 35. Analiza Schenkerowska [The Tonal Structure of the Finale of the Sonata in B flat Minor, Op. 35. Schenkerian Analysis]

Mazurka, Op. 56, No. 3, as a Large-Scale Miniature


12.30–13.00 coffee break


The Sonic Perspectives or the Axes of ‘Crystal Landscapes’ in Chopin’s Cycle of Preludes Op. 28  

Texture, Rotational Form, and Motivic Integration in the Adagio e Lento of Mendelssohn’s Quintet, Op. 87


14.00–15.00 lunch break


Beethoven’s Retransition Pattern in His Early Pianoforte Sonatas

Detours and Deviations: Tonal Subversion in Chopin’s Large-Scale Works


16.00–16.15 coffee break


Revisiting Questions of Formal Structure in Chopin’s Nocturnes

'The Limits of Integration? Beethoven’s String Quintet in C, Op. 29 and Violin Sonata in G, Op. 96’


28 September (Friday)



Chopinowskie Preludium cis-moll op.45 – wśród iluzji i konkretów [Chopin’s Prelude in C sharp Minor, Op. 45: amid the Illusorion and the Concrete] 

Między stylem brillant a wirtuozerią „patetyczną” – Integracja formy muzycznej w twórczości kompozytorów kręgu Chopina [Between Style Brillant and ‘Pathétique’ Virtuosity: The Integration of Musical Form in the Output of Composers from Chopin’s Circle]

‘…something new in form or expression…’ – Unanswered Questions Around Chopin’s Mazurka, Op. 30, No. 2


11.00–11.15 coffee break


Performance Styles of Chopin’s Music by Japanese Musicians during the Meiji period

The Architecture of Chopin in Performance


12.45–13.15 coffee break 


‘Brilliant but not Difficult’: Amateur Playing of Chopin in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Composing the Priestess’s Performances: Clara Schumann’s Concerto Customizations