Category Archives: piano solo

The première of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 2nd piano sonata op. 36

Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Saratov, Smolensk, Voronezh – what do … Continue reading

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The “Picardy” major third in Chopin’s incredibly sad c-sharp minor Nocturne

What a liberating, even redemptive impact that the unexpected major … Continue reading

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Confusion surrounding Chopin’s Scherzi – episodes 2 & 3

In my blog post of 21 March 2016, I lamented … Continue reading

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Autographs and proofread copies for Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano sonatas – an overview

Editing a Beethoven work solely on the basis of a … Continue reading

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“A Little Spring Melody”– finally in Urtext!

Many a reader will be thinking, I must be mistaken … Continue reading

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Tempest – Les Adieux – Hammerklavier. Sense and nonsense regarding the names given to Beethoven’s piano sonatas, Part 2

In the first part of my blog on the famous … Continue reading

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B(e) sharp – what would you play in Mozart’s piano variations K. 265?

Mozart over and over again: In the last blog two … Continue reading

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“The future lion is already showing its paws” – The revision of Beethoven’s piano variations, volume 1

G. Henle publishing house is well known for putting its … Continue reading

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Tempest – Les Adieux – Hammerklavier. Sense and nonsense regarding the names given to Beethoven’s piano sonatas

It’s so much easier to say “The Tempest”, “Pathétique” and … Continue reading

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Small error, large impact! About a repeat sign wandering around “In the Mists”

Leoš Janáček’s magnificent chamber music that we’re publishing in collaboration … Continue reading

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