Category Archives: Schubert, Franz

The many footnotes of Rosamunde

All good things come in threes – this is also … Continue reading

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The Trill of Doom – The pianist András Schiff’s revelatory study of Schubert’s final sonata

By guest author Alex Ross[1] “What other work is so … Continue reading

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Does it work or doesn’t it? About page turns in the music

Haven’t you, too, sometimes wondered in a concert why the … Continue reading

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The accent question in Schubert: An old theme with new variations

Anyone working with Schubert’s autographs inevitably runs up sooner or … Continue reading

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Why facsimiles, actually?

The blue Urtext editions certainly amount to the lion’s share … Continue reading

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Schubert deletes, Brahms restores. On the first of the three posthumous piano pieces (Impromptus) D 946 by Franz Schubert

Schubert did not live to see the publication of his … Continue reading

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Setting, version, arrangement – how far may Urtext go?

It is part and parcel of the idea of a … Continue reading

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Getting the accents right. On the Rondo theme in Schubert’s “Arpeggione” Sonata (3rd movement)

Tabea Zimmermann, the fabulous violist, writes:

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