The Observation of Form

In der Kunst und Wissenschaft sowie im Tun und Handeln kommt alles darauf an, dass die Objekte rein aufgefasst und ihrer Natur gemäß behandelt werden.

Goethe, Maximen und Reflexionen (Hamburger Ausgabe in 14 Bänden, München, 2000, Band 12 , S. 492)

My study „The Observation of Form“ aims at contributing to a wider appreciation of both the Austrian composer Egon Wellesz (1885-1974) and his symphonic oeuvre, and the Romanian conductor, conducting teacher and thinker Constantin Bugeanu (1916-1998). For different individual reasons, but both due to the ignorance of times, they share the fate of being known only to a few, albeit a happy few, and both hardly known to the professional music world, let alone to the wider public. Read on here…