Category Archives: Monday Postings

Clarinet – Oboe – Horn. New chamber music by Carl Nielsen on the Henle agenda

Carl Nielsen (1865–1931) is probably best known as a prominent … Continue reading

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Best until… How long does an accidental last?

Today’s musicians tend to react to the above question with … 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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‘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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