Category Archives: Monday Postings

Composers on the waiting list – or: We’d really like to do them, but are (still) not allowed to do so

‘Why doesn’t Henle have the famous piano trio by Shostakovich?’ … Continue reading

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Brahms’s ‘Hungarian Dances’ – new finds in old sources

In 2011 the Brahms researcher Michael Struck made a striking … Continue reading

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How much verbal text can music tolerate?

A serious scholarly book publication can be recognized by the … Continue reading

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‘Silent Night’ revisited

A blog entry on 24 December – how could it … Continue reading

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Gong, tamtam or cymbal crash? – Gershwin’s ‘Concerto in F’ as work in progress

You know George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and the famous place … Continue reading

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A manuscript conundrum – the autograph of Gabriel Fauré’s violin sonata, Op. 13

Autograph manuscripts of musical works have an aura all their … Continue reading

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Piano Trio Question: Why really are pianists ‘allowed’ to play from the score, but not string players? And since when?

Notice: There’s a prize question at the end of this … Continue reading

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Setting, version, arrangement – how far may Urtext go?

It is part and parcel of the idea of a … Continue reading

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What’s the shelf life of Urtext? Revising at Henle publishers

When you look carefully at our recent publications you’ll also … Continue reading

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Too much access! – Isaac Albéniz revises his Iberia cycle

Editors of sheet music are not alone in suffering from … Continue reading

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