The 2014 Reactions to the Record symposium 
( will 
take place April 3-5, 2014 at Stanford University's Bing Concert Hall 
Studio. The symposium includes concerts, lectures, workshops, and 
exhibits. A keynote address will be delivered Friday, April 4th 
by*Richard Taruskin*, author of the/Oxford History of Western 
Music./*Kenneth Hamilton*, author of/After the Golden Age: Romantic 
Pianism and Modern Performance,/will be presenting a lecture-recital on 
Friday, April 4th. The*Ironwood Ensemble*from Sydney, Australia will be 
at the symposium to share their provocative work with Brahms 
performance. They will be coaching, demonstrating, and performing the 
Brahms/Piano Quartet in G Minor,/Op. 25, on Saturday, April 5th. 
The/Reactions to the Record/symposium and concerts are free to all with 

The Stanford Department of Music in conjunction with SiCa (now 
theStanford Arts Institute <>) and 
theStanford Archive of Recorded Sound 
<>convened the first/Reactions to the 
Record/symposium in 2007 as an interdisciplinary meeting of the world's 
finest scholars and performers interested in the legacy of historical 
recordings. Past symposia can be foundhere 
Presenters have included Charles Rosen, Nicholas Cook, Robert Philip, 
Joseph Horowitz, Jose Bowen, Malcolm Bilson, and Donald Manildi, among 

The symposium highlights work in performance practice that engages 
historical recordings as vital source material. Central to this interest 
are performances inspired by historical models. Presentations in related 
areas include cultural studies in performance, methodologies of 
performance analysis, and performance in historical narrative.

Jerry McBride
Head Librarian
Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound
Braun Music Center, Room 104
Stanford University
541 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3076

650-384-9817 (mobile)
650-725-1145 (fax)