Program

Friday, 12 January
8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome. Helmuth Trischler, Rebecca Wolf (Deutsches Museum)
9:15 Introduction. Leon Chisholm, Katharina Preller (Deutsches Museum)
9:45 Keynote: Roger Moseley (Cornell University):
Chopin’s Aliases
10:45 walk to musical instrument exhibition
11:00 Silke Berdux, Rebecca Wolf (Deutsches Museum):
Introduction to the Musical Instruments Collection
12:30 Lunch on own
13:30 Johannes Keller & Martin Kirnbauer (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis FHNW):
Keyboards Adapted to Music vs. Music Adapted to Keyboards: Arciorgano, Archicembalo and Similar Instruments
14:45 Daniel Walden (Harvard University):
“A Return to the Eternal Laws of Nature”: Tanaka Shōhei’s Just-Intonation Instruments and Techniques of Defamiliarization in Nineteenth-Century Germany and Japan
15:15 Break
15:30 Tiffany Ng (University of Michigan):
Total Parameter Control: The Pathologization and Military-Industrial Application of the Keyboard Interface
16:00 Massimiliano Guido (University of Pavia):
Ways of the Hand: Historical Improvisation at the Keyboard
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Franz Körndle (University of Augsburg):
Keys, Claves and Tasten in Early Modern Times: Annotations on the Meaning, Range and Function of a Musical Tool
17:30 Laurence Libin (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):
Describing Keyboards
18:00 James Davies (University of California, Berkeley):
Albert Schweitzer’s Tropical Pedal Piano
18:30 Katharina Preller (Deutsches Museum)
Presentation of Steinway-Helmholtz piano with concert performed by Christoph Hammer
Saturday, 13 January
8:30 Coffee
9:00 Keynote: Hans Fidom (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam):
Breaking Rules: Rethinking Organ Interfaces
10:00 Ralph Whyte (Columbia University):
Are Light Instruments Color Organs?
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Catalina Vicens (Leiden University), Winold van der Putten (Orgelmakerij van der Putten), & Jankees Braaksma (Ensemble Super Librum):
From Images to Sound: Interpretation and Interaction in the Reconstruction and Performance of Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Organs
12:15 Concluding discussion
12:45 Lunch on own
14:30 walk to Mariahilf
15:00 Tour of Mariahilf carillon
17:00 Carillon concert performed by Tiffany Ng at Mariahilf
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