Program Program

Osoby zainteresowane uczestnictwem w Konferencji będą miały możliwość darmowego dojazdu do Radziejowic autobusem w dniach 15.09 (wyjazd z parkingu obok NIFC przy ul. Ordynackiej o godz. 11:00), 16 i 17.09 (o godz. 8.00). Powrót do Warszawy bezpośrednio po ostatniej sesji danego dnia. Zgłoszenia chęci udziału w Konferencji prosimy kierować na adres conference@nifc.pl



15 September, Monday

Plenary session


chaired by Artur Szklener


14.25 - Opening of the Conference

14.30 - Irena Poniatowska (Warsaw)
Central and Eastern Europe - what does it mean for musicological research?

15.00 - Reinhard Strohm (Oxford)
Conspicuous consumption: the discourse of the musical work in social history

15.45 - Sławomira Żerańska-Kominek (Warsaw)
Writing a history of oral music. Darvish Ali Changi's Risalei musiqi: A case study

16.30 - break


chaired by Stanislav Tuksar


17.00 - Jim Samson (London)
Crossing borders. Polyphony and the nations

17.45 - Magdalena Dziadek (Cracow)
The beginnings of Polish music as seen by
Polish historians of the 19th and 20th centuries

18.15 - Paweł Gancarczyk (Warsaw)
"The greatest before Chopin". In search of the heroes of Polish early music

18.45 - discussion



16 September, Tuesday

Plenary session devoted to Chopin


chaired by Irena Poniatowska

9.30 - Zofia Chechlińska (Warsaw)
Chopin's place in music historiography

10.00 - Bruno Moysan (Paris)
The relationship between the ideology of Nationality and Universalism in Chopin and Liszt

10.30 - Mieczysław Tomaszewski (Cracow)
Les melodies polonaises de Chopin.
Leur provenance et resonance en perspective de historiographie

11.00 - break

11.30 - David Kasunic (Los Angeles)
Chopin hero

12.00 - Viktoryia Antonchyk (Warsaw)
Chopin in Soviet musical criticism of the interwar period: aesthetic and ideological aspects

12.30 - Marta Tabakiernik (Warsaw)
Meanings in Chopin's reception in contemporary Polish music. Historical continuity versus changing references

12.30 - discussion


Parallel sessions (rooms 1 and 2)


chaired by Jim Samson

room 1


14.30 - Stanislav Tuksar (Zagreb)
National music histories versus the history of musical regions and centres: the case of Croatia

15.00 - Mateusz Andrzejewski (Warsaw)
The reception of Slavonic ideology in the 19th-century musical historiographies developed in Central Europe and Russia

15.30 - Spiridoula Katsarou (Vienna)
The significance of the ancient Greek, byzantine and Greek folk musical tradition in the first musical historiographies and texts of the 19th and 20th century in Greece

16.00 - break

16.30 - Vesa Kurkela (Helsinki)
Nationalising cosmopolitan musical life in Finland in the late 19th century

17.00 - Olli Heikkinen (Helsinki)
Successes and failures in transfer.
Theodor Sörensen in Finland

17.30 - Kevin Bartig (Lansing)
Music history for the masses. Reinventing Glinka in post-war Soviet Russia

18.00 - discussion

20.00 - concert (Ewa Pobłocka - piano, Ewa Leszczyńska - soprano, Maria Leszczyńska - cello)



chaired by Elżbieta Witkowska-Zaremba

room 2


14.30 - Hana Vlhová-Wörner (Bangor)
Zdeněk Nejedlý's (1878-1962) historical construction and ideological interpretation of Czech medieval music history

15.00 - Lenka Hlávková-Mráčková (Prague)
The ‘centenary' of the Speciálník Codex. Reading Dobroslav Orel (1870-1942) today

15.30 - Marc Desmet (Saint-Etienne)
Constructing the figure of a national composer: the case of Jacobus Handl-Gallus (1550-1591) in Central-European musical historiography of the 19th and 20th centuries

16.00 - break


chaired by Paweł Gancarczyk

room 2


16.30 - Janka Petőczová (Bratislava)
Richard Ribarič's theory of musical historiography in the context of European musicology

17.00 - Miloš Zapletal (Brno)
The construct of the national composer in Czech musical historiography 1890-1920

17.30 - David Vondráček (Munich)
The brief life and long afterlife of Jaroslav Ježek

18.00 - discussion


17 September, Wednesday


Parallel sessions (rooms 1 and 2)



chaired by Reinhard Strohm

room 1


9.30 - Bartłomiej Gembicki (Warsaw)
‘Cori spezzati' technique in Polish musicological reflection

10.00 - Amelia Davidson (Lawrence)
Mozart's city. Finding the truth in the Mozart - Prague myth

10.30 - Jiří Kopecký (Olomouc)
Opera between Olomouc and Kraków around 1850

11.00 - break

11.30 - Krzysztof Stefański (Poznań)
The historiography of border regions: from the national to the palimpsestic view. The case of Wrocław

12.00 - Lisa Cooper Vest (Bloomington)
The case of Schäffer versus Górecki and Baird. Shifting definitions of avant-gardism in Poland

12.30 - Marcin Bogucki (Warsaw)
In search of a new hero. Polish opera at the beginning of the 21st century

13.00 - discussion



chaired by Zofia Chechlińska

room 2


9.30 - Martin Curda (Cardiff)
Poeticism in the music of Pavel Haas. Towards a cultural-analytical approach to music historiography

10.00 - Andreas Waczkat (Göttingen)
An Irishman and an Italian piano-maker in Russia. Mobility as a concept of musical historiography

10.30 - Majella Boland (Dublin)
Writing John Field into and out of history: Irish, English or Russian?

11.00 - break

11.30 - Ewa Chamczyk (Warsaw)
Apolinary Kątski - national ‘antihero'?

12.00 - Nicole Grimes (Dublin)
The last great cultural harvest.
Nietzsche and Brahms's ‘Vier ernste Gesänge' in fin de siècle Vienna

12.30 - Oskar Łapeta (Warsaw)
Eugeniusz Morawski in Polish musicography 1910-2012

13.00 - discussion



Parallel sessions (rooms 1 and 2)

room 1


14.30 - Simone Heilgendorff, Luis Velasco-Pufleau, Monika Żyła (Salzburg)
New music festivals as objects of musical
historiography - international perspectives on the Warsaw Autumn, Wien Modern and Festival d'Automne (Paris)

16.00 - discussion


chaired by Sławomira Żerańska-Kominek

room 2


14.30 - Michael Fend (London)
The nationalist effect of Wagner's operatic charisma

15.00 - Daniel Ender (Klagenfurt)
‘...Honour your German Masters...' The construction of musical heroes in the official National Socialist historiography (1933-1945)

15.30 - Lóránt Péteri (Budapest)
The ‘question of nationalism' in Hungarian musicology after 1956

16.00 - discussion