Author Archives: Wolf-Dieter Seiffert

Autumnal thoughts on “Buntes Blatt” in f-sharp minor by Robert Schumann

A little birthday gift for András Schiff (December 2016) Coloured … Continue reading

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The charm of the unsettling. A special autograph correction of Mozart’s in the finale of the F-major string quartet K. 590

Mozart connoisseurs and admirers know of course about what is … Continue reading

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A Henle customer suggests corrections to the text of Max Reger’s 2nd Cello Suite. How do we as publishers respond to this?

Today, a brief but we hope all the more valuable … Continue reading

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“Henle Library” app. Redefining sheet music.

As of today we can put all rumours to rest. … Continue reading

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Further new findings on the autograph of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A major K. 331

Regular readers of the Henle blog will recollect: My last … Continue reading

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The music world will sit up and take notice! On the new Urtext edition of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A Major KV 331

You presumably know Mozart’s A-major Piano Sonata KV 331 (with … Continue reading

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On a terribly wrong dynamic marking in the first movement of K. 499

In my last blog posting I reported on my current, … Continue reading

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“It’s all so wonderful!” On the new edition of Mozart’s string quartets

A few weeks ago I began editorial work on a … Continue reading

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‘It is G! Bravo, and a thousand thanks.’ Günter Henle’s guestbook (and a wrong note in Beethoven)

The violinist Yehudi Menuhin was without question amongst Günter Henle’s … Continue reading

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A “new” Mozart work. On the c-minor “Fantasy” (K. 396/385f) in its original setting for violin and piano

In the year 1821 three distinguished personalities met in Weimar: … Continue reading

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