Category Archives: Monday Postings

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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Tristan at Troldhaugen – interesting finds in Grieg’s “Lyric Pieces”

Among the most popular and successful of Edvard Grieg’s compositions … Continue reading

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Does it work or doesn’t it? About page turns in the music

Haven’t you, too, sometimes wondered in a concert why the … Continue reading

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The music world will sit up and take notice! On the new Urtext edition of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A Major KV 331

You presumably know Mozart’s A-major Piano Sonata KV 331 (with … Continue reading

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