Category Archives: transcription

Viva la música española – Spanish music in Henle Urtext Editions

Emerging in the 19th century in nearly all of Europe … Continue reading

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A new star in the Henle firmament – Béla Bartók Complete Critical Edition

After nearly three decades the time was ripe for a … 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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‘Servant of two masters’ – when the editor is caught between two composers

The basic idea behind an Urtext edition is well known; … Continue reading

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“Liebestod” revisited – yet more problems in Franz Liszt’s transcription of Wagner

Some time ago we had previously devoted a blog post … Continue reading

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Wagner, Liszt, and Isolde ‘slurred’– how well do composers proofread their own works?

The current Wagner year is also not going unnoticed at … Continue reading

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