Sponsored by the University of Alabama School of Music & The American Beethoven Society
November 2-3, 2016
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Vancouver B.C.

Wednesday, November 2:
8:00–9:00: Coffee before 9 with the Haydn Society of North America (HSNA)
9:00–12:00: Beethoven and Haydn Intersections (Joint session with HSNA)

Erica Buurman (Canterbury Christ Church University): Haydn, Beethoven, and the Viennese Fine Artists’ Pension Society

James S. MacKay (Loyola University of New Orleans): Beethoven’s Haydnesque Heritage: Echoes of Haydn’s Op. 17 and 20 String Quartets in Beethoven’s Op. 18

James Palmer (University of British Columbia and Douglas College): End Games: Beethoven’s and Haydn’s Play with Endings in their Op. 33 No. 2s

Jason Yust (Boston University): Hypermeter, Form, and Closure in Haydn’s and Beethoven’s Codas

2:00–5:00: Sources, Genesis, Arrangement (New Beethoven Research Conference)

Jens Dufner (Beethoven-Archiv Bonn): Studies in the Genesis of Beethoven’s Scherzi

Susanne Cox ((Beethovens-Werkstatt, Beethoven-Haus Bonn): Beethoven’s Folksong Settings WoO 158: Insights into the Compositional Process

Federica Rovelli (Beethovens-Werkstatt, Beethoven-Haus Bonn): Some Reflections on the Genesis of the Eighth Symphony Op. 93

Christine Siegert (Beethoven-Archiv Bonn): Beethoven Beyond Beethoven: The Orchestral Works as Chamber Music

5:00–5:30: Break
5:30–6:15: Lecture-Recital

Katharina Uhde (Valparaiso University) and R. Larry Todd (Duke University)

“Zu brillant” – The Original Finale of Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 30 No. 1, and Its Assimilation into the Kreutzer Sonata, or, What’s in a Chord”

Thursday, November 3:
8:00–9:00: Coffee before 9
9:00–12:00: Analysis, Aesthetics, Marketplace

Alan Gosman (University of Arkansas): Before Its Time: Beethoven’s Experiments with the Dominant Key Early in Sonata-Form Movements

Johannes Gebauer (University of Bern, Switzerland): Joseph Joachim’s Authoritative Interpretation of the Violin Concerto Op. 61

Mark Ferraguto (Penn State University): Beethoven, the Erard, and the 32 Variations (WoO 80)

Keynote Address: Michael Ladenburger (Beethoven-Haus Bonn):

Facsimile – Fakesimile – Fake


Session 1, Wednesday morning, 9:00–12:00

Erica Buurman
James S. MacKay
James Palmer
Jason Yust

Session 2, Wednesday afternoon, 2:00–5:00

Jens Dufner
Federica Rovelli
Susanne Cox
Christine Siegert

Lecture-Recital, 5:30–6:15

Katharina Uhde and R. Larry Todd

Session 3, Thursday morning, 9:00–12:00

Alan Gosman
Johannes Gebauer
Mark Ferraguto

Keynote lecture, 11:15

Michael Ladenburger