NEW ANTON BRUCKNER COMPLETE EDITION
New Anton Bruckner Complete Edition (since 2016)
Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Symphonie No. 4 in E-flat major
The New Anton Bruckner Complete Edition will include all of the composer’s works in newly edited scores in a uniform format. Each volume will be based on the most up-to-date research and take into account all sources that have come to light in recent years.
The new edition is founded on decades of experience publishing the complete works of Anton Bruckner and on long-standing collaboration with the most important institutions in the field of Bruckner research. The Editorial Board of Bruckner experts and specialists with years of editorial experience has developed uniform publication guidelines incorporating the most modern practices. Renowned Bruckner specialists from around the world have been selected to edit the individual works. An Advisory Board composed of scholars of the highest calibre will perform the important function of external monitor.
All volumes will appear as large-format conductor’s scores; corresponding performance material will also be available. The new publications will be designed for practical use and will include readable Critical Reports explaining all editorial decisions. Each volume will contain a detailed introduction with information about the sources, genesis and reception history of the work; pertinent issues concerning its performance; and the difference between the reading in the New Anton Bruckner Complete Edition and that of earlier publications. The Critical Reports will contain more detailed information about the sources as well as a practical listing of conflicting readings and editorial choices. To meet the needs of an international public, all the texts are to be printed in German and English.
The New Anton Bruckner Complete Edition will also include, for the first time, a comprehensive supplement containing sketches, fragments, drafts and studies, thus providing an indispensable tool for the serious study of Bruckner’s work and its compositional process.
The most important features in brief:
- All volumes reflect the latest research and the most up-to-date editorial criteria
- All volumes are in full score, 24.5 x 33 cm, with thread-stitched impressed cloth binding
- All volumes include a detailed Source Critical Report
- All volumes contain an extensive foreword in German and English
- Musical graphics are in accordance with the latest style and standards