Biennial Meeting of the American Bach Society

May 7–9, 2010

University of Wisconsin–Madison


Friday, May 7

12-2 PM Lowell Center, Upper Lounge, 610 Langdon Street

Registration and Exhibit of Books and Editions

2-5:30 PM Lowell Center


Keynote Address by Wolfgang Hirschmann (Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg)

Paper Session I

Moderator: Gregory G. Butler (University of British Columbia)

Joyce Irwin (Syracuse NY): The Orthodox Lutheranism of Mattheson and Bach

Michael Maul (Bach-Archiv, Leipzig): New Light on the Controversy between Bach and Scheibe

Peter Wollny (Bach-Archiv, Leipzig): Bach’s Cantata Performances in the 1730s—New Findings, New Perspectives

5:30-7:30 PM University Club, 803 State Street

Light Supper Reception and Performance of C. P. E. Bach's cantata "Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Stande" by Ensemble SDG (Johann Chappell Stowe and Edith Hines, co-directors)

8 PM Mills Hall, Mosse Humanities Building, 455 N. Park

Concert by Baroque Band, Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra

Saturday, May 8

7:30-8:30 AM Concourse Hotel, Solitaire Room

ABS Editorial Board breakfast meeting

8:30-9:30 AM

Exhibt of Books and Editions

9 AM-12 PM Pyle Center, 702 Langond Street

Special Presentation: Bach Digital‒Bach Sources from Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden go On-Line (Uwe Wolf, Bach-Archiv, Leipzig)

Paper Session II

Moderator: Kerala Snyder (Eastman School of Music at University of Rochester)

Szymon Paczkowski (University of Warsaw): “In the Most Honorable Minister’s House:” The musical interests and patronage of Jakob Heinrich Flemming, and his possible contacts with J. S. Bach

Andrew Talle (Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University): A New Look at "Sperontes Singende Muse an der Pleiße"

Anselm Hartinger (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis): Johann Gottlieb Goldberg and the Composition of Trios within the Context of Bach’s Later Works

12-1:30 PM

Lunch on your own

Exhibt of Books and Editions

ABS Board of Advisors Luncheon Meeting (Pyle Center, Lee Lounge)

1:30-5 PM Pyle Center

ABS Business Meeting (1:30-2:00)

Paper Session III

Moderator: Raymond Erickson (CUNY Graduate Center)

Mary Oleskiewicz (University of Massachusetts, Boston): Bachs in Berlin: The Courts of Brandenburg-Prussia As Background to Instrumental Works of J. S., W. F., and C. P. E. Bach

David Schulenberg (Wagner College, NY): An Uncertain Legacy: Two Instrumental Works Attributed to W. F. Bach (1710–1784)

Paul Corneilson (Packard Humanities Institute): C. P. E. Bach’s Evangelist, Johann Heinrich Michel

4:30-5:15 PM Pyle Center, Gale VandeBerg Auditorium, Room 121

Performance: Concertos of W. F. Bach and J. Quantz by Mary Oleskiewicz (traverso), David Schulenberg (keyboard), and Baroque Band

6-9 PM Pyle Center, Alumni Room

Tafelmusik (dinner interspersed with music for flutes, strings, and keyboard)

Sunday, May 9

9 AM-12 PM Pyle Center

Paper Session IV

Moderator: Peter Wollny (Bach-Archiv, Leipzig)

Steven Zohn (Temple University): Aesthetic and Stylistic Mediation in Telemann’s VI Ouvertures à 4 ou 6

Barbara Reul (Luther College, University of Regina, Canada): “Old Debts from Leipzig” – New Insights on Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), Hofkapellmeister of Anhalt-Zerbst

Mary Greer (Cambridge, Massachusetts): A Fresh Look at the Annotations in Bach's Calov Bible: Clues to the Identity of the Previous Owner and Implications for Bach Studies

Jeanne Swack (University of Wisconsin–Madison): Formal Paradigms, Movement Types, and National Styles in Telemann’s Frankfurt Cantata Cycles