Category Archives: string quartet

The many footnotes of Rosamunde

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

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“Lunga e laboriosa fattica” – Attempting to interpret Mozart’s c-minor trio from the String Quartet K 465/iii

When the composer’s autograph manuscript of a music work is … Continue reading

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Non-stop “lombardic” rhythm? On a minute text problem in Mozart’s d-minor String Quartet K. 421

The exceptionally lighthearted D-major Trio of the Menuetto in Mozart’s … 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 Bohemian in America: Is Dvořák’s String Quartet in F Major wrongly accented?

Antonín Dvořák, director of the National Conservatory of Music in … 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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Where does the key/clef go? About a problematic passage in Schumann’s F-major string quartet

Fans of the humourist Wilhelm Busch will certainly be reminded … Continue reading

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