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Henryk Wieniawski and the Bravura Tradition

Title: Henryk Wieniawski and the Bravura Tradition
Authors: Anne Penesco, Dieter Gutknecht, Robin Stowell, Renata Suchowiejko, Hartmut Krones, Pablo-L. Rodriguez, Laszlo Gombos, Maria Zduniak, Magdalena Dziadek, Massimiliano Sala, Roberto Illiano, Renato Ricco, Una Hunt,
David Mooney, Luca Sala, Peter Rennie, Paweł Puczek

Editors: Maciej Jabłoński, Danuta Jasińska
Publishers: Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society and Poznań Society for the Advancelent of the Arts and Sciences
Place and date of publication: Poznań 2011
Number of pages: 242
Languages: English, German
ISBN: 978-83-7654-067-2

We present you with the third volume devoted to the life and work of Henryk Wieniawski. The volume under the title Henryk Wieniawski and the Bravura Tradition comprises the proceedings of the third international musicological conference held in Poznań between 19 and 21 October 2009 under the auspices of the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society and in cooperation with the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań and Adam Mickiewicz University - Chair of Musicology. The conference was attended by scholars from many different centers (Lyon, Köln, Cardiff, Kraków, Wiedeń, Logroño, Budapeszt, Wrocław, Poznań, Pistoia, Lucca, Salerno, Dublin, Paryż, Londyn, Katowice).


  • ANNE PENESCO (Lyon): Henryk Wieniawski and French Musical Taste
  • DIETER GUTKNECHT (Köln): Connections between Ferdinand David (1810-1873)and Henryk Wieniawski
  • ROBIN STOWELL (Cardiff): Fantasising on Faust
  • RENATA SUCHOWIEJKO (Kraków): The Carnival as a ‘Topsy-Turvy World’ through the Eyes of the Violin Virtuoso
  • HARTMUT KRONES (Wien): Geigerische Virtuosität im Spiegel der Wiener Presse 1813-1824 (Lipiński, Rode, Paganini und Wiener Geiger)
  • PABLO-L. RODRÍGUEZ (Logroño, La Rioja): Monasterio, Hierro, Quiroga and the Bravura Tradition in the Spain of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
  • LÁSZLÓ GOMBOS (Budapest): Wieniawski, Liszt and Hubay – Wieniawski’s Influence on Musical Life in Hungary
  • MARIA ZDUNIAK (Wrocław): Henryk Wieniawski in Breslau und die Rezeption seiner Werke in der schlesischen Hauptstadt im 19. Jahrhundert
  • MAGDALENA DZIADEK (Poznań): Apolinary Kątski – Director and Teacher at the Warsaw Music Institute
  • MASSIMILIANO SALA (Pistoia): Paganini and his Myth
  • ROBERTO ILLIANO (Lucca): Paganini: A Virtuoso Composer
  • RENATO RICCO (Salerno): Paganini and Neaples
  • UNA HUNT (Dublin): George Alexander Osborne and Wieniawski’s Irish Connections
  • DAVID MOONEY (Dublin): Henryk Wieniawski and the Bravua Tradition in the XIXth and Early XXth Centuries
  • LUCA SALA (Paris, Poitiers): Muzio Clementi: A Virtuoso Cosmopolitan
  • PETER RENNIE (London): Searching Websites for the English Wieniawscy
  • PAWEŁ PUCZEK (Katowice): The influence of Karol Lipiński on the development and formation of Henryk Wieniawski’s technique
  • Index


See also other volumes comprises the proceedings of the first and second
international musicological conferences:

Henryk Wieniawski. Composer and Virtuoso in the Musical Culture of the XIX and XX Centuries 2001

Henryk Wieniawski and the 19th Century Violin Schools. Techniques of Playing, Performance, Questions of Sources and Editorial Issues 2006