Author Archives: Norbert Gertsch

The “Henle Library” app – looking back, looking forwards

Our “Henle Library” app has now been available to musicians … Continue reading

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The Henle Library app. Behind the scenes – part 2.

In part 1 of this little “Behind the scenes” blog, … Continue reading

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The Henle Library app. Behind the scenes – part 1.

So when did the penny finally drop at the publishing … Continue reading

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Citius, altius, fortius – faster, higher, stronger! Beethoven’s Olympian efforts in the treble

Having written in May this year about the low tones, … Continue reading

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Is it OK to add them? – The “missing” low notes in Beethoven’s piano sonatas

Here’s a topic that pianists have been discussing since the … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s “Unfinished” (compositions)

Ludwig van Beethoven is one of those composers among the … Continue reading

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The new Catalogue of Works of Ludwig van Beethoven

On 1 November 2014 G. Henle Verlag is publishing a … Continue reading

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Corelli, La Folia and Rachmaninoff’s Variations, Op. 42

In May and June 1931 Sergei Rachmaninoff composed his famous … Continue reading

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Ossia and Da Capo – Confusion in Schumann’s Papillons, Op. 2

Sometimes a conundrum can’t be solved, even when the source … Continue reading

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Climax, more or less – e flat or e in Islamey?

Mily Balakirev’s showpiece Islamey, already certified, so to speak, as … Continue reading

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