Category Archives: Performers

Non-stop “lombardic” rhythm? On a minute text problem in Mozart’s d-minor String Quartet K. 421

The exceptionally lighthearted D-major Trio of the Menuetto in Mozart’s … Continue reading

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Editions also have their histories. The revision of César Franck’s violin sonata

The question of why from time to time editions in … Continue reading

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Anton Webern: Now also “in blue”!

We are always welcoming new composers to our Henle catalogue. … Continue reading

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All good Viennese come in threes: Dittersdorf, Hoffmeister and Vanhal

With our most recent Urtext edition of Johann Baptist Vanhal’s … Continue reading

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“… more or less at the most extreme limit of what can be achieved on the piano”: Busoni arranges Bach

The second edition naming the two composers, Bach · Busoni, … Continue reading

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The Trill of Doom – The pianist András Schiff’s revelatory study of Schubert’s final sonata

By guest author Alex Ross[1] “What other work is so … Continue reading

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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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Is it OK to add them? – The “missing” low notes in Beethoven’s piano sonatas

Here’s a topic that pianists have been discussing since the … Continue reading

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On a terribly wrong dynamic marking in the first movement of K. 499

In my last blog posting I reported on my current, … Continue reading

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