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Haydn’s complete cello concertos at Henle: 3, 8, 5 or 2?

To the question of how many cello concertos Joseph Haydn … Continue reading

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A “bad apple” in Camille Saint-Saëns’ 2nd cello sonata?

Saint-Saëns was likely far from the “genius thinking” of romanticism. … Continue reading

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Scarlatti Sonatas, Volume IV – the ultimate choice

Though Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757) was indeed born the same year … Continue reading

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‘Pour Piano et Violon ou Violoncelle’ – Is there a cello sonata by César Franck?

In connection with the general blog post by Dominik Rahmer … Continue reading

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Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantella, op. 16: Structural designs for a synthesis between a tarantella and a scherzo?

As noted in the Preface to the Henle edition of … Continue reading

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A forgery? And if so, by whom? On the closing bars in Mozart’s Wind Quintet K. 452

The autograph of Mozart’s piano quintet for piano and four … Continue reading

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‘Silent Night’ revisited

A blog entry on 24 December – how could it … Continue reading

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‘Fontana’s version’ – genuine Chopin?

A glance at the table of contents in our Urtext … Continue reading

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How to drive the devil out of a waltz or: Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz for everybody?

It’s still ringing in your ears, this warhorse for orchestra … Continue reading

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“La dernière pensée musicale de Chopin” – a Sham?

Mystery swirls around Chopin’s Mazurka in f minor, op. post. … Continue reading

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