Category Archives: Monday Postings

What’s new with Liszt’s b-minor sonata

  With barely concealed exasperation Clara Schumann writes on 25 … 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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Further new findings on the autograph of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A major K. 331

Regular readers of the Henle blog will recollect: My last … Continue reading

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Citius, altius, fortius – faster, higher, stronger! Beethoven’s Olympian efforts in the treble

Having written in May this year about the low tones, … Continue reading

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“Smfz” – On some unconventional dynamic markings in our Urtext editions

Dynamics are in a way the salt in the musical … Continue reading

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Urtext and Urcontext

In our blog we have certainly already discussed the Urtext … Continue reading

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At what tempo does Ravel’s Pavane “die”?

During my assistantship this past year as Henlean, I was … Continue reading

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Summer rest

We’re getting ready to travel and of course our Urtext-editions … Continue reading

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Who does the pedalling? On the use of the pedal in music for piano duets

Nowadays we automatically associate music for piano duet with the … Continue reading

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“Please don’t play it as it’s written in the music!” – Urtext and playability

A music-lesson scene that we all recall most reluctantly: A … Continue reading

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