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Publications

Articles, book chapters, conference proceedings: 

2018:

  • Custodis, Michael and Mattes, Arnulf: ‘The “Nordic” as a Category of Norwegian Music History, 1930–45’, Ch. 4, in: Music and Ideas of North, ed. Rachel Cowgill and Derek Scott (forthcoming, Routledge, 2018) <https://www.amazon.co.uk/Music-Ideas-North-Rachel-Cowgill/dp/1409422917>.
  • Custodis, Michael and Mattes, Arnulf: ’Celebrating the Nordic Tone - Fighting for National Legacy - The Grieg Centennials 1943’, in The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, ed. David Fannings and Erik Levi (forthcoming, Routledge, 2018).
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ‘”The Men of Modern Breakthrough” – Was Edvard Grieg Included?’, Internationale Musikwissenschaftliche Konferenz - Edvard Grieg, sein Umfeld, seine Nachfolge. Neue Forschungen, Institut für Musikwissenschaft der Universität Leipzig und Grieg-Begegnungsstätte Leipzig, (forthcoming, Leipzig, 2018).

2017:

  • Mattes, Arnulf: ’Geschichtsschreibung und nationales Kulturerbe: Zur Griegforschung in Norwegen’, in: Beiträge zum Symposium Analyse und Aufklärung, ‘Public History’ und Vermarktung. Methodologie, Ideologie und gesellschaftliche Orientierung der Musikwissenschaft in (und zu) Nordeuropa nach 1945 - XVI. Internationaler Kongress der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung “Wege der Musikwissenschaft“ Mainzed. Daniel Grimley and Tomi Mäkelä, Open Access Online (Schott Campus, 2017) <http://schott-campus.com/gfm-jahrestagung-2016-mainz/>. 
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Grieg, history, and politics - Commemorating Grieg in 2007-1993-1943', conference paper, Norsk musikk meets Slovakia Workshop-Seminar-Masterclass, Academy of Performing Arts VŠMU, Bratislava, 5–7 December 2017. 
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Romantic or Sentimental? On Grieg’s Historical Recordings and the Musical Text', conference paper, Romantic Piano Meets the Hardanger Fiddle: Performance Traditions of Edvard Grieg’s Chamber Music - Grieg Seminar and Workshop, University of Bergen/Grieg Academy/International Grieg Society/KODE Komponisthjemmene, Bergen, 26–29 October 2017. <http://www.uib.no/griegforskning/104890/romantic-piano-meets-hardanger-f...
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Inderlighet bak maktens beskyttende murer? Om Fartein Valens atonale gjennombrudd', conference paper, Valen-project seminar, Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, 14 September 2017.
  • Mattes, Arnulf, 'Fartein Valen: Universalisten fra Valevåg', Ultima Academy, panel deiscussion, with Astrid Kvalbein and Ivar Roger Hansen, moderator: Bodil Maroni Jensen, Sentralen, Oslo, 15 September 2017.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Norwegian Monumentalism and German Propaganda 1930-45', conference paper,  Music and Politics in Norway 1930–1945, 4 mai 2017; ballade.no: 'Norsk musikkliv 1930-45: Nye funn og ny forskning' <http://www.ballade.no/sak/norsk-musikkliv-1930-45-nye-funn-og-ny-forskning/>.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Die Gratulanten kommen - Neue Forschung zum Grieg Jubiläum 1943', conference paper, 40. Internationalen Museumstage: Spurensuche. Mut zur Verantwortung!, Universität Leipzig/Grieg Begegnungsstätte, 21 May 2017. 

2016: 

  • Custodis, Michael and Mattes, Arnulf: 'Zur Kategorie des "Nordischen" in der norwegischen Musikgeschichte 1930-45', Archiv für Musikwissenschaft, Vol. 73, Nr. 3, 2016, p. 166-184. <http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/fsv/afmw>
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Observations and Speculations'. On Valen's Sketches and 'Spiritual Exercises', conference paper, Sketches and Exercises - History, Theory, and Practice of Compositional Writing, Grieg Center Seminar 2016, Centre for Grieg Research, Bergen, 21–22 November 2016.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid: Fartein Valen’s Education in Kristiania and Berlin, foredrag, Sketches and Exercises - History, Theory, and Practice of Compositional Writing, conference paper, Grieg Center Seminar 2016, Senter for Griegforskning, Bergen, 21–22 November 2016.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Historical Grieg Research and National Memory Culture: Consensus and Divergence', conference paper, XVI. Internationaler Kongress der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung – XVIth Internationale Conference of the GfM: Symposion Analyse und Aufklärung, ›Public History‹ und Vermarktung. Methodologie, Ideologie und gesellschaftliche Orientierung der Musikwissenschaft in (und zu) Nordeuropa nach 1945, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, 14–17 September 2016. 
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'The Sources of Fartein Valen's Aesthetic Theology', conference paper, Music as Art, Artefact, and Fact International Musicological Society Confererence 2016, Stavanger, 1–6 July 2016.  
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Cosmopolitan Values in the Scores of Edvard Grieg', conference paper, Music History and Cosmopolitanism Fourth Sibelius Academy Symposium on Music History, Helsinki, 1–3 June 2016. 
  • Dinslage, Patrick: 'Edvard Grieg: A Biographical Sketch', in Edvard Grieg and His Times, Wojciech Stepien (ed.), Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, Katowice, 2016, p. 15-28.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: Fartein Valen’s Education in Kristiania and Berlin, conference paper, Sketches and Exercises - History, Theory, and Practice of Compositional Writing, Grieg Center Seminar 2016, Senter for Griegforskning, Bergen, 21–22 November 2016.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: 'Grieg in Norwegian Musical Life: Incoming and Outcoming Influences', in Edvard Grieg and His Times, Wojciech Stepien (utg.), Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, Katowice, 2016, p. 29-58. 

2015:

  • Ahvenniemi, Rebecka: ’Composition in Essay Form. In Memory of Morten Eide Pedersen’, in Studia Musicologica Norvegica (ed. Arnulf Mattes), Vol. 41, 2015, p. 127–141.
  • Ahvenniemi, Rebecka: ’Compositions and Fractures. Leaving Traces in Material, Technique and Thought’, conference paper,  ’The Beautiful and the Sublime’ Conference, University of Aberdeen, 29–30 October 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: 'Halfdan Kjerulfs klaververker i den europeiske tradisjonen’, Halfdan Kjerulf 200 år, concert recital, Bergen Off. Bibliotek, 13 March 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: ’Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann – Kjerulf. Det lyriske klaverstykket – en europeisk tradisjonslinje’, Halfdan Kjerulf 200 år - Impulser fra utland og hjemland, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo, 20 October 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: ’Edvard Grieg – the Norwegian European’, foredrag, conference paper, Grieg Day, Bratislava, 11–12 November 2015, og Edvard Grieg and His Times, Katowice, 22–24 November 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: ’Edvard Grieg: From Contemplation about the Nature to the Great Compositional Gesture’, conference paper, Grieg Day, Bratislava, 11–12 November 2015, and Edvard Grieg and His Times, Katowice, 22–24 November 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: ’Edvard Grieg. Was uns Griegs Haushaltsbücher erzählen’, conference paper, Grieg Day, Bratislava, 11–12 November 2015.
  • Dinslage, Patrick: Edvard Grieg und seine Zeit. Laaber: Laaber Verlag (forthcoming 2018).
  • Jonassen, Audun S.: ‘Reconstructing the Work in Absence of the Original? Tveitt and Alnæs as Challenges to Critical Edition’, conference paper, Grieg Research School Autumn Course ‘The study of musical practice’, Bergen, 25 November 2015.
  • Jonassen, Audun S.: ’Editorial and philological problems regarding the first movement of Eyvind Alnæs’ first symphony’, conference paper, Musikkarvkonferansen 2015, Norges musikkhøgskole, Oslo, 10–11 December 2015.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: ‘Leder/editorial’, Studia Musicologica Norvegica, Vol. 41, 2015, p. 3-5.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: ‘Performance as Critique’. In: Transformations of Musical Modernism (Music since 1900), Cambridge University Press, 2015, p. 245-263. 
  • Mattes, Arnulf: ‘Geliebt und verrissen. Zur gespaltenen Rezeption von Griegs “Sonate for Piano og Violoncel” op. 36 (1883)’, conference paper, Internationales Grieg-Symposium Berlin, Universität der Künste, 15 June 2015.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'Norwegian Modernism Revisited: On Sonata Form and Stylistic Emancipation in Fartein Valen’s music', conference paper, 17th Nordic Musicological Congress, Aalborg University, 11–14 August 2015.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: 'German Depth and Nordic Inwardness? Om Fartein Valen's Musical Poetics', conference paper, Fartein Valen Research Seminar, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo, 13 November 2015.
  • Mattes, Arnulf: ‘Tempo and the rationalization of notation: From Beethoven to Grieg’, conference paper, Musikkarvkonferansen 2015, Norges musikkhøgskole, Oslo, 10–11 December 2015.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ’Harmonien styrkes kunstnerisk. 1880–1899’ og ’Musikk på boks. Harmoniens klingende lydhistorie.’ In: Reitan, Lorentz & Randi M. Selvik, Reidar Storaas, Arvid O. Vollsnes: Harmonien i fire satser: 1765-2015. Bodoni forlag: Bergen, 2015, p.127–160 and p. 485–491.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ’Wagner-resepsjonen i Norge’, conference paper, Det Norske Videnskaps- Akademi, Oslo, 19 February 2015.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ’Halfdan Kjerulf 200 år’, conference paper, Halfdan Kjerulf 200 år, Bergen Off. Bibliotek, 13 March 2015.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ’Garborg / Grieg / Haugtussa – Modern Thinking?’, conference paper, Edvard Grieg and the Human Voice - International Grieg Conference and Workshop. The International Grieg Society, Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen, Bergen Off. Bibliotek, Griegakademiet og Senter for Griegforskning, Bergen, 27 – 30 May 2015.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ‘Edvard Grieg – A Dedicated Maestro of ”Harmonien” 1880–1882’, conference paper, Internationales Grieg-Symposium Berlin, Universität der Künste, 15 June 2015.
  • Vollsnes, Arvid O.: ‘Edvard Grieg in Norwegian musical life – Incoming and outgoing influences’, conference paper, Edvard Grieg and His Times, Katowice, 22 – 24 November 2015.