Author Archives: Annette Oppermann

How much verbal text can music tolerate?

A serious scholarly book publication can be recognized by the … Continue reading

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What’s the shelf life of Urtext? Revising at Henle publishers

When you look carefully at our recent publications you’ll also … Continue reading

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“Rock” or “stone”? Schumann’s text changes in “Liederkreis” op. 39 on poems by Joseph von Eichendorff

You know the Lorelei? You know that from the high … Continue reading

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The “Creation” starting from scratch: Joseph Haydn’s sketches in the Complete Edition

It is probably well enough known that in the G. … Continue reading

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So, how much bass do you want? Beethoven’s Sextet Op. 81b

Wouldn’t you wonder, too, if you saw a sextet on … Continue reading

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Beethoven, Für Elise WoO 59 – Do you strike the right note?

d or e – that is the question … when … Continue reading

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