Category Archives: piano + violin

Editions also have their histories. The revision of César Franck’s violin sonata

The question of why from time to time editions in … Continue reading

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At full length – finally, an Urtext edition of Tchaikovsky’s unabridged Valse-Scherzo

Tchaikovsky and the violin – surely everyone first thinks here … Continue reading

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Henry Vieuxtemps’s 5th Violin Concerto newly outfitted – Interview with Marie Cornaz and Ray Iwazumi

Among the just about one hundred compositions that the violin … Continue reading

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“You can count on me” – Debussy’s arrangement of “Minstrels” for violin and piano

Arrangements have on occasion already come up for discussion in … 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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D or C♯? What does Ravel want the violinist to play in “Tzigane”?

Maurice Ravel’s concert rhapsody “Tzigane” is known to exist in … Continue reading

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‘Pour Piano et Violon ou Violoncelle’ – Is there a cello sonata by César Franck?

In connection with the general blog post by Dominik Rahmer … Continue reading

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Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantella, op. 16: Structural designs for a synthesis between a tarantella and a scherzo?

As noted in the Preface to the Henle edition of … Continue reading

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Filched Melodies – Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ (Gypsy Airs) under suspicion of plagiarism

The use of folk-music elements in art music has, as … Continue reading

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