Brahms:  Societies,  Museums  and  Scholars


Brahms Societies:

 American Brahms Society

 Österreichische Brahms-Gesellschaft (German)

 Japan Brahms Society (Japanese)
            
2-15-1 Higashimotomachi, Kokubujishi 185-0022, Tokyo, 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 Wiesbaden-Rheingau e.V.

 Johannes Brahms Gesellschaft Pörtschach am Wörthersee


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  (University of Idaho)

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."

Robert Michael Anderson  (University of North Texas)

Styra Avins  (New York, NY)

o    List of publications

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.

http://johannesbrahms.org/triang.gifDr. phil. Johannes Behr (Johannes Brahms Gesamtausgabe, Forschungszentrum am Musikwissenschaftlichen Institut der Universität Kiel)
Daniel Beller-McKenna  (University of New Hampshire)

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."

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Otto Biba  (Archiv der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Wien, Österreich)

o    Biography (German)

o    Biography (English)

o    List of publications 

Mark Evan Bonds  (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

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  (Prof. Emeritus, University of Washington)

o    List of publications

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  (University of California, Irvine)  

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

John Daverio (1954-2003)

Kenneth DeLong  (University of Calgary)

Martin Ennis  (University of Cambridge)

Imogen Fellinger  (1928-2001)

o    Further information: Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (paywall)

o    See also: ‘In Memoriam Imogen Fellinger,’  The American Brahms Society Newsletter 19/2 (Autumn 2001) p. 7

Walter Frisch  (Columbia University)

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  (Archiv der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Wien, Österreich)

o    List of publications 

Valerie Goertzen (Loyola University)

Timothy Lewis Gonzalez  (Temple University, Philadelphia)

Andrea Massimo Grassi  (Accademia Teatro alla Scala)

o    Web page (Italian)

o    Web page (English)

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  (Prof. Emeritus, Reed College)

o    Further information

o    List of publications

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."

Jane Hines  (Princeton University)

Renate and Kurt Hofmann (Lübeck, Deutschland)

William Horne (Prof. Emeritus, Loyola University)

Julian Horton  (Durham University)

Mary I. Ingraham  (University of Lethbridge)

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."  

Roe-Min Kok  (McGill University)

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

Detlef Kraus (1919-2008)

Siegfried Kross (1930-2004)

o    Further information: Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (paywall)

o    See also: Bozarth, George. ‘In Memoriam Siegfried Kross,’ The American Brahms Society Newsletter 23/1 (Spring 2005) p. 8

Natasha Loges   (Royal College of Music, London)

Malcolm MacDonald  (1948-2014)

Ryan McClelland  (University of Toronto)

Margit L. McCorkle  (North Vancouver, Canada)

Laurie McManus  (Shenandoah University)

Rose Mauro (Rosemarie P. Mauro)  (University of Massachusetts Medical School)

o    “The Gesang der Parzen of Goethe and Brahms : a study in synthesis and interpretation” M.A. diss., University of Washington, 1986.

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  (The Juilliard School, New York)

o    Further information

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  (University of North Texas)

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."  

Risa Okina  (Temple University, Philadelphia)

Vasiliki Papadopoulou  (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften)

Robert Pascall  (1944-2018)

o    Further information from: University of Cambridge; The Guardian

o    List of publications

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.

Frankie Perry  (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Reuben Phillips (Princeton University)

o    Information on Dissertation.

"Reuben Phillips is a PhD candidate in the Department of Music at Princeton University with interests in music theory, aesthetics, and German literature. He has presented at international conferences in Europe and North America, and in the academic year 2015–16 his dissertation research was supported by a DAAD scholarship. Before beginning graduate study in the US, Reuben completed degrees in music at Oxford University and Royal Holloway, University of London." –THEMUS Graduate Conference 2018

Heather Platt  (Ball State University)

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  (University of Oklahoma)

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

Thomas Quigley  (Vancouver, Canada) 

Christopher Alan Reynolds  (Prof. Emeritus, University of California, Davis)

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  (1927-2012)

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

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Sandberger  (Brahms-Instituts an der Musikhochschule Lübeck)

Theodora Serbanesu-Martin  (Cornell University)

Bernard D. Sherman  (Iowa City, USA)

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  (University of Notre Dame)

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."

Robert Snarrenberg  (Washington University in St. Louis)

Dr. phil. Michael Struck  (Johannes Brahms Gesamtausgabe, Forschungszentrum am Musikwissenschaftlichen Institut der Universität Kiel)

Jan Swafford  (Massachusetts, USA)

Loretta Terrigno  (The Juilliard School, New York)

James Webster  (Cornell University) 

Arnold Whittall  (Prof. Emeritus, King's College, London)

o    "Two of a Kind? Brahms's Op. 51 Finales." In Brahms 2 : Biographical, documentary and analytical studies. Michael Musgrave, ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

o    “The Vier ernste Gesange Op. 121: enrichment and uniformity” in Brahms : biographical, documentary, and analytical studies. Robert Pascall, ed.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Christopher Wintle  (London, England)

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

 

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