Category Archives: Monday Postings

‘Servant of two masters’ – when the editor is caught between two composers

The basic idea behind an Urtext edition is well known; … Continue reading

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Listeners are also only human

Observations on the necessity of body language in piano playing … Continue reading

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The lord of the low tones – Tobias Glöckler in conversation about Dragonetti’s “Famous Solo”

The double bass entered the Henle publishers’ catalogue a few … Continue reading

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Deluxe for the continuo group

What music do continuo players play from? This question might … 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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A wrong ‘D’ goes out into the world – Rachmaninoff’s Prélude in c sharp minor under the magnifying glass

The last blog posting on 6 January has already let … Continue reading

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Corelli, La Folia and Rachmaninoff’s Variations, Op. 42

In May and June 1931 Sergei Rachmaninoff composed his famous … Continue reading

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Christmas Blog

Dear Reader, we most warmly thank you today for your … 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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HN 555 – A printing error in CPE Bach’s sonata for solo flute?

These days our latest Urtext product comes from the prin­ter, … Continue reading

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