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Conference materials - Warsaw 2004

Conference materials - Warsaw 2004 Conference materials - Warsaw 2004

Chopin in Performance: History, Theory, Practice
Publisher: The Fryderyk Chopin Institute
ISBN: 83-917410-6-0
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A volume devoted to aspects of performance, addressing such areas as the role of performance in shaping the musical work, the history of the performing of Chopin’s music and the possibilities for analysing performances with the aid of modern technology.


Defining an Aesthetic: Historicizing Chopin Performance

  • Zbigniew Skowron (Warszawa) Creating a legend or reporting facts? Chopin as performer in the biographical accounts of F. Liszt, M. A. Szulc, and F. Niecks
  • Jonathan Bellman (Greeley, Colorado) Toward a well-tempered Chopin
  • Claudia Colombati (Roma) The performance of works by Fryderyk Chopin as an aesthetic-historical phenomenon
  • Benjamin Vogel (Lund) The young Chopin's domestic pianos

Chopin's Performances: Interpreting the Evidence

  • Jeffrey Kallberg (Philadephia) Con duolo: On Chopin's soul
  • Hartmuth Kinzler (Osnabrück) Towards the reconstruction of Chopin's own theory of pedalling
  • Martin S. Hansen (Osnabrück) The pedal indications in Chopin's Preludes. A performer's look at the autograph
  • Jan Ekier (Warszawa) Four communiques on the work of the National Edition
  • Kazimierz Morski (Roma) Interpretations of the works of Chopin. A comparative analysis of different styles of performance
  • David Rowland (London) The performance of Chopin's works for piano and orchestra
  • Mieczysław Tomaszewski (Kraków) The Nocturne in D flat major, Op. 27 No. 2 from origins to resonance

Chopin Performance in History

  • Irena Poniatowska (Warszawa) On the methods of the playing of the Etudes Op.10 by F. Chopin
  • John Rink (London) Chopin and the technique of performance
  • Lidia Kozubek (Warszawa) The pedagogy of Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
  • Irina Nikolska (Moskwa) Russian traditions in Chopin performance
  • Wojciech Bońkowski (Warszawa) Vladimir Horowitz, or 'bad' Chopin playing?

Analytical Approaches to the Performance of Chopin

  • Wojciech Nowik (Warszawa) The expression of form and forms of expression. Fryderyk Chopin's Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57 in the interpretations of Josef Hofmann
  • Krystyna Juszyńska (Łódź) and Piotr Rogowski (Warszawa) Acoustic analysis of recordings by Josef Hofmann of Fryderyk Chopin's Berceuse, Op. 57
  • Marcin Strzelecki (Kraków) Tracking the psychoacoustical features of performances of Chopin's music: measuring the musical time flow
  • Michał Podolak (Poznań) The multidimensionality of phonographic recording. Admist the fabric of intention: composer, musician and the baton of the sound engineer
  • Krzysztof Rottermund (Berlin) On a number of transcriptions of works by Fryderyk Chopin with regard to domestic music-making in the 19th and early 20th century


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