Brahms:  Societies,  Museums  and  Scholars


Brahms Societies:

 American Brahms Society

 Österreichische Brahms-Gesellschaft (Deutsch); Austrian Brahms Society (English)

 Japan Brahms Society (Japanese and English)
             2-10-1-307 Mukooyama, Nerimaku, Tokyo, 176-0022 Japan

 Johannes Brahms-Gesellschaft Baden-Baden e. V.

 Johannes Brahms-Gesellschaft Internationale Vereinigung e. V (Hamburg)

 Brahms-Gesamtausgabe Musik-Institut Universität Kiel

              Olshausenstrasse 40, 24118 Kiel, Germany

 Brahms-Gesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein

 Johannes Brahms-Gesellschaft Schweiz
              Postfach 70, CH-3645 Gwatt, Switzerland

 Johannes Brahms-Gesellschaft Wiesbaden-Rheingau e.V.

 


Brahms Museums:

 Brahms-Museum im Kammerhof Museum der Stadt Gmunden, Austria

 Brahms Museum, Mürzzuschlag am Semmering, Austria

 Brahms Museum, Pörtschach, Austria

 Brahms-Saal der Musikverein, Vienna, Austria

 Brahms Gedenkraum im Haydn Haus, Wien

 Brahms-Museum in Hamburg, Germany

 Brahms Institut, Luebeck, Germany
    


Brahms Scholars and Selected Work:

Carol Padgham Albrecht

o    Paper presented at 1997 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Chapter meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Progress and Nostalgia in the Horn Trios of Herzogenberg, Reinecke, and Brahms."

Styra Avins

o    "Performing Brahms's Music: Clues from His Letters." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

o    Johannes Brahms: Life and Letters. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Daniel Beller-McKenna

o    "The Rise and Fall of Brahms The German". Journal of Musicological Research 10 (2001).

o    "Brahms's Choral Music." In The Cambridge Companion to Brahms. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

o    "Brahms's Motet 'Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, op. 29, no. 1' and the "Fundamental Essence of Music.'" In Brahms Studies 2. Edited by David Brodbeck. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

o    "How deutsch a Requiem? Absolute Music, Universality, and the Viennese Reception of Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45". 19th Century Music 22 (1998).

o    "The Great 'Warum?': Job, Christ, and Bach in a Brahms Motet." 19th Century Music 19 (1996).

o    "Reconsidering the Identity of an Orchestral Sketch by Brahms." Journal of Musicology 13 (1995).

o    Paper presented at the 2001 conference in Boston: "Brahms: Perspectives of Performance": "Performing Culture in the Obbligato Lied: Brahms's 'Two Songs for Alto and Viola, op. 91'."

o    Paper presented at the 2000 Meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society: "Was Brahms a Jew? Anti-Semitism and Brahms Reception c. 1880-1945."

o    Paper presented at the 1997 conference in Boston: "Brahms the Contemporary: Perspectives on Two Centuries": "Apocolypse (Now?): Politics and Religion in the Sacred Music of Johannes Brahms."

o    Link here for an index of Beller-McKenna's papers and publications.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Otto Biba

o    Link here for an index of Biba's publications.

 

Mark Evan Bonds

o    Paper presented at 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Contexts of Allusion in the Nineteenth Century: The Case of Brahms's First Symphony."

George Bozarth

o    "Fanny Davies and Brahms's Late Chamber Music." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

o    "Brahms's Posthumous Compositions and Arrangements: Editorial Problems and Questions of Authenticity." In Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

o    Paper presented at the 1996 Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society: "The Brahms-Keller Correspondence."

David Brodbeck

o    "Brahms's Chamber Music." In The Cambridge Companion to Brahms. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Walter Frisch

o    "In Search of Brahms's First Symphony: Steinbach, the Meinigen Tradition, and the Recordings of Hermann Abendroth." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

 

Dr. Ingrid Fuchs

o    Link here for an index of Fuch's publications.

 

Andrea Massimo Grassi

o    Paper read at the Terzo convegno annuale della Societa italiana di musicologia, Florence, Italy, 20-22 September, 1996: "La trasmissione del testo delle opere brahmsiane: Alcuni percorsi della volonta d'Autore."

Virginia Hancock

o    Paper presented at 1999 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Pre-Publication Performances and Brahms's Revisions of the Fest- und Gedenksprüche."

o    "Brahms's Links with German Renaissance Music: A Discussion of Selected Choral Works." In Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

o    Paper presented at the 1995 Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Der Arme Peter: The Platen and Daumer Settings of Brahms's Op. 32."

Mary I. Ingraham

o    "Great Expectations-Faint Praise: Brahms’s Rinaldo in His Century and Ours." In The American Brahms Society Newsletter, Fall 2006, 1-4; and Spring 2007, 1-4.

o    "Paralysed by Perfection(ism)." In Ars LYRICA 14: 2005, 39-70.

o    Paper presented at the 2002 New York/St. Lawrence Chapter of the American Musicological Society: "On Goethe, Love, and Duty: Gender Politics in Brahms's Rinaldo."

o    Paper presented at the 1997 International Brahms Congress, Nottingham, UK: "Problems of Reception and Scholarship: Critical Responses to Rinalo, Op. 50."

o    Article on "Johannes Brahms Rinaldo, Op. 50 - Engraver's Copy of the Full Score." Library of Congress Essay for the Moldenhauer Archives.

o    Paper presented at the 1996 Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society: "Symbolic Melodic Gesturing in Brahms's Rinaldo."

Peter Kiesewetter

o    Brahms (Translated by Richard Sterling)
"The difficulty with Johannes Brahms' greatness is that he was not a revolutionary like Wagner, but rather a latecomer, and that he knew it." (PK)

Roe-Min Kok

o    Paper presented at 1998 South Central Chapter Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Is There a Chaconne in Brahms's Passacaglia?."

Malcolm MacDonald

 

 

Rose Mauro

o    Paper presented at 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Language Society: "'Around My Ears a Song of Old Resounds': Music, Myth, and Magic in Goethe's 'Parzenlied'."

o    Paper presented at 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: "The Triumph of Love: Goethe, Brahms, Gluck and the Maternal Voice."

o    Paper presented at 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Of Men and Mountains: Brahms, Schubert, and the Alto Voice."

Michael Musgrave

o    "A German Requiem and Other Choral Works: Evidence Regarding Period Performance Practice" and "Early Piano Recordings of Brahms." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

o    A Brahms Reader. Yale University Press, 2001.

o    "Words for Music: The Songs for Solo Voice and Piano" and "The Years of Transition: Vienna 1863-75." In The Cambridge Companion to Brahms. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

o    "Brahms and England." In Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

o    Brahms: A German Requiem. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Margaret Notley

o    Paper presented at 1999 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "The Cult of the Classical Adagio and Brahms's 'First Maturity'."

o    Paper presented at 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Absolute Music as Universal Language in Turn-of-the-Century Vienna."

 

Robert Pascall

o    "Flexible Tempo and Nuancing in Orchestral Music: Understanding Brahms's View of Interpretation in his Second Piano Concerto and Fourth Symphony." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

o    "The Editor's Brahms." In The Cambridge Companion to Brahms. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

o    "Brahms's 'Missa Canonica' and its Recomposition in his Motet 'Warum' Op. 74 no. 1." In Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies. Edited by Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Heather Platt

o    Paper presented at 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Schumann's Presence in Brahms's Lieder."

o    Paper presented at the 1995 Greater New York Chapter Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Viennese Music Politics and the Reception of Brahms Lieder."

Sanna Pederson

o    Paper presented at 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "'Vanitas Vanitatum': Brahms, Modernity, and Melancholy."

Thomas Quigley

o    Materials located through Scarecrow Press

Christopher Alan Reynolds

o    Paper presented at 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Brahms and His Musical Seed-Corn: The Claims of (Un)consciousness."

Charles Rosen

o    Paper presented at University of California, Santa Barbara, 8 April 1997: "Brahms: Awkwardness as Inspiration."

Bernard D. Sherman

o    "Proportions and Tempos in Brahms Performance: Contemporary Evidence." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Peter H. Smith

o    Paper presented at 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Brahms and the Shifting Barline: Metric Displacement and Formal Process in the Trios with Wind Instruments."

o    Paper presented at 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society: "Brahms and the Neapolitan Complex."

James Webster

 

Arnold Whittal

o    "Two of a Kind? Brahms's Op. 51 Finales." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Christopher Wintle

o    "The 'Sceptred Pall': Brahms's Progressive Harmony." In Performing Brahms. Edited by Bernard D. Sherman and Michael Musgrave. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

 

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