Category Archives: autograph

The “Picardy” major third in Chopin’s incredibly sad c-sharp minor Nocturne

What a liberating, even redemptive impact that the unexpected major … Continue reading

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“Right”? or “Wrong”? On a questionable note in Mendelssohn’s c-minor Piano Trio op. 66

Occasionally in the edition business there is an insoluble conflict … Continue reading

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Autographs and proofread copies for Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano sonatas – an overview

Editing a Beethoven work solely on the basis of a … Continue reading

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New editions for the clarinet – Brahms and Gade

The clarinet was again featured in our recent editions of … Continue reading

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“Lunga e laboriosa fattica” – Attempting to interpret Mozart’s c-minor trio from the String Quartet K 465/iii

When the composer’s autograph manuscript of a music work is … Continue reading

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‘But it says in the autograph…’ – on a frequently posed question about our Urtext editions

Are you also one of those manuscript hunters on the … Continue reading

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B(e) sharp – what would you play in Mozart’s piano variations K. 265?

Mozart over and over again: In the last blog two … Continue reading

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Tempest – Les Adieux – Hammerklavier. Sense and nonsense regarding the names given to Beethoven’s piano sonatas

It’s so much easier to say “The Tempest”, “Pathétique” and … 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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Johann Jacob Froberger on his 400th birthday

Many Urtext enthusiasts will already have noticed in 2014 that … Continue reading

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