Category Archives: articulation

New editions for the clarinet – Brahms and Gade

The clarinet was again featured in our recent editions of … 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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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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The charm of the unsettling. A special autograph correction of Mozart’s in the finale of the F-major string quartet K. 590

Mozart connoisseurs and admirers know of course about what is … Continue reading

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France sets the tone – new Urtext editions in the “blue jersey”

It isn’t only with the European Football Championship 2016 that … 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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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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Confusion about ties in Chopin’s Scherzo in b minor

That Chopin variants can be exasperating to an editor – … Continue reading

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The “parallel passage” – handle with care…

If the ideal goal of a critical Urtext edition may … 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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