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Thursday, 17 September, Blixen Hall, The Royal Library



13:00 - 13:15

Welcome (Kolding Nielsen, Fjeldsøe, IHEG)

13:15 - 13:45

Opening Paper: Michael Fjeldsøe (Copenhagen): Neue Sachlichkeit, Political Music, or Vernacular Avant-Garde? Neue Sachlichkeit(en) in Europe

14:00 - 17:15: Afternoon Session (6 papers: 20 min papers with 10 min discussion)

Attitudes: Approaching the Audience (Chair: Michael Fjeldsøe)

Holger Schulze (Copenhagen): Landscapes and Liberation: Heiner Goebbels’ Eislerian Heiner Müller

Johannes C. Gall (Berlin): Collective Music: Hanns Eisler’s A Cappella Choral Pieces of the 1920s

Chiharu Wada (Tokyo): Cross-linked “Art” and Society: Hanns Eisler’s Political Works and their Actuality

15:30 - 15:45  Break

Peter Schweinhardt (Potsdam): "Schlüsse aus der jüngsten Musikentwicklung". Eisler/Brecht's Maßnahme between ambience and ambition

John Gabriel: From Gebrauch to Funktion: Hanns Eisler's Politics as Analytic Lens

Tobias Faßhauer (Berlin): Eisler's Coon Songs

Evening Programme: Back at the Crime Scene: Political and Cabaret Songs form the 1930s (Venue: Riddersalen, Frederiksberg)


19:15 pre-concert talk: Stig Jarl: Riddersalen and Left Wing Theatre in Copenhagen in the 1930s.

20:00 Concert with FIGURA Ensemble with Helene Gjerris; Readings Sabine Berendse und Paul Clements (Bunge Conversations)

After the concert the theatre bar will be open.


Friday, 18. September, Blixen Hall, The Royal Library

9:00 - 10:00, Keynote Stephen Hinton (Stanford): The Idea of Gebrauchsmusik – revisited

10:20 - 12:00: Morning Session (3 papers: 20 min papers with 10 min discussion)

Focus on Eisler: Exile (Chair: Johannes Gall)

Caleb T. Boyd (St. Louis): Gebrauchsmusik as Wartime Exile Response: Hanns Eisler’s Woodbury Liederbüchlein

Richard Patrick Nangle, Jr. (Boston): An Artistic Confluence of Music and Spoken Word: The 1944 Christmas Recordings of Hanns Eisler and Charles Laughton on the Decca Label

Albrecht Betz (Korbach/Paris): "Über die Dauer des Exils"

13:00 - 16:15: Afternoon Session (6 papers: 20 min papers with 10 min discussion)

Concepts: modern art and social reality (Chair: Peter Schweinhardt)

Isak Winkel Holm (Copenhagen): The Politics of Literary Form: Franz Kafka in the Asbestos Industry

Alyssa Wells (Michigan): Hanns Eisler’s Das Vorbild and the Rebuilding of Musical Culture

Arnold Pistiak (Potsdam): Übersehen oder Verbannt? Hanns Eisler‘s Bilder aus der Kriegsfibel

14:30 - 14:45 Break

Maren Köster (Berlin): „Von der belebenden Wirkung des Geldes“. Hanns Eisler under the perspective of economic conditions.

Dietrich Stern: Der Einfluss jüdischer Folklore auf Eislers Vokal- und Filmmusik- Spannung zwischen Material und Verfahren

16.00-17.00 Invited talk - Niels Krabbe (Copenhagen) A Personal View on Kurt Weill


Evening Programme:


19:00 Pre-concert talk in the Blixen Hall (in Danish)

20:00 Concert with The Orchestra and Oktoberkoret, Dronningesalen.

Saturday, 19 September, Blixen Hall, The Royal Library


9:30 - 10:30 Keynote Nils Grosch (Salzburg): The Music of Neue Sachlichkeit – revisited

10:30- 10:50 Break

10:50 – 11:50: Morning Session (3 papers: 20 min papers with 10 min discussion)

Concepts: modern art and social reality (Chair: Albrecht Betz)

Andrew Wilson (Basel): Neue Sachlichkeit and Schulhoff's improvisations

Iris Dankemeyer (Berlin): Where is the proletariat? Who is the audience? Eisler and Adorno on the vernacular public.

11:50 - 12:15 Break

12:15 - 13:30: Round table discussion

Fjeldsøe (chair), Hinton, Grosch, Betz, Fasshauer): Neue Sachlichkeiten. Concepts and manifestations in a comparative European context.

Closing statement and reception


Evening: Conference dinner

(Programme stand: September 14, 2015; changes may occur)