In this series, members of the Transforming Nineteenth-Century Historically Informed Practice research team (TCHIP) discuss aspects of their ongoing research on the project. Each episode will focus on a different aspect of the project, from new historical research into under-examined musicians and practices, empirical approaches using new technologies into the current practices of musicians, and other research strands that ultimately aim to re-invigorate the historical performance of nineteenth-century music.
TCHIP Archival Research
In this episode, Principal Investigator Claire Holden discusses different kinds of archival research on the TCHIP project.
Historically Informed Performance and Recordings
In this episode, Marten Noorduin talks to Eric Clarke about the different ways in which HIP performers and researchers have engaged with early recordings, as well as some of the work that the TCHIP project has been doing. Parts of the following recordings are included: J. S. Bach, Partita for Violin No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002, Tempo di Bourrée, Joseph Joachim (Pearl: 9851).
What is Historically Informed Performance?
In this introductory episode, postdoctoral researcher Marten Noorduin discusses amongst others the broad history of HIP, the authenticity debate, new sources for research, and what the TCHIP project aims to do. In this introductory episode, postdoctoral researcher Marten Noorduin discusses the characteristics of HIP, the influence it has had on the mainstream, its success in the 1980s and the crossovers afterwards, the authenticity debate, new sources for research, and what the TCHIP project aims to do.
Parts of the following recordings are included:
Beethoven, Ludwig van, Symphonies 1-9, Overtures, London Classical Players, cond. Roger Norrington (EMI 0724356194328, 1999; reissue of recordings between 1987 and 1989).
Bach, J.S., Matthius-Passion, Munich Bach Orchestra and Munich Bach Choir, cond. Karl Richter (Deutsche Grammophon 00044007341490, 2006; reissue of a 1971 recording).
Bach, J.S., Matthius-Passion, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig, cond. Riccardo Chailly (Decca 4782194, 2010).
Beethoven, Ludwig van, Symphonies 1, 8, and 9, Vienna Philharmonic, cond. Leonard Bernstein (Deutsche Grammophon 0734497, 2008; reissue of recordings from 1978 and 1979).