Updated September 2011
Below I am listing my most important paper presentations and lectures.
Lecture-demonstration on the tonal and constructional differences between English and Viennese fortepianos and the problems of assessing the musical quality of historical pianos. Demonstration of the sound qualities and damping properties of Viennese piano. Early Keyboard Instrument Days, School of Music, Göteborg, 1993/4
“The keyboard methods of Couperin and Rameau–a critical comparison.” Combined Meeting of three American Keyboard Societies Four Centuries of Great Keyboard Instruments: What They Tell Us, Vermillion, South Dakota, 2003
“Stein or Walter: Beethoven’s fortepiano preferences before 1803.” Spring Conference of the Göteborg Organ Art Center, Göteborg, 2004
“Beethoven and the orchestral piano.” Göteborg International Organ Academy, Göteborg, 2004
“Beethoven: improvising and composing for pianos.” Spring Conference of the Göteborg Organ Art Center, Göteborg, 2005
“Keyboard instruments of the young Beethoven.” Göteborg International Organ Academy, Göteborg, 2006
“Beethoven and the orchestral piano.” Colloque pianoforte: Existe-t-il une école française de piano (1780-1820)? Limoges, 2007
“The extension of the piano keyboard in Beethoven’s Vienna.” Lecture given at the University of Gothenburg and Southampton University, May 2011
“Andreas Streicher and piano building: users, distributors and invention.”
“Grand and grander: Economic sidelights on piano design and piano salesmanship in early nineteenth century Vienna.” (Andrew Pinnock and Tilman Skowroneck)
Lectures given at the 1st International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music: Sources, Contexts and Performance, Edinburgh, July 1–3, 2011
Contact: tilman[at]skowroneck[dot]de or view the contact page.