Author Archives: Dominik Rahmer

France sets the tone – new Urtext editions in the “blue jersey”

It isn’t only with the European Football Championship 2016 that … Continue reading

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The “parallel passage” – handle with care…

If the ideal goal of a critical Urtext edition may … Continue reading

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“Smfz” – On some unconventional dynamic markings in our Urtext editions

Dynamics are in a way the salt in the musical … Continue reading

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Tristan at Troldhaugen – interesting finds in Grieg’s “Lyric Pieces”

Among the most popular and successful of Edvard Grieg’s compositions … Continue reading

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The melancholy horn – a short excursion into the monumental realm of Russian music

The repertoire of the G. Henle publishing house is traditionally … Continue reading

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Spohr and Crusell join the club – new Urtext editions for clarinet

Musicians have long known that not only pianists and string … Continue reading

Posted in autograph, clarinet, Clarinet Concerto op. 26 (Spohr), Clarinet Concerto op. 5 (Crusell), Crusell, Bernhard Henrik, facsimile, first edition, G. Henle Publishers, Monday Postings, Spohr, Louis, Urtext | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Without words, but with a foreword – what’s new on Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Vocalise”

Looking at the topics of the by now more than … Continue reading

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‘Servant of two masters’ – when the editor is caught between two composers

The basic idea behind an Urtext edition is well known; … Continue reading

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A wrong ‘D’ goes out into the world – Rachmaninoff’s Prélude in c sharp minor under the magnifying glass

The last blog posting on 6 January has already let … Continue reading

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“Hark, Hark! The Joy Inspiring Horn” – Discoveries in Schumann’s Konzertstück, Opus 86

For pianists and string players, especially, the name Henle stands … Continue reading

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