Tag Archives: Bach

About the difficulties of notating ornamentation – The riddle of a neighbouring trill tone in Chopin’s Berceuse

The topic “ornamentation” in music is truly endless. We have … Continue reading

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Best until… How long does an accidental last?

Today’s musicians tend to react to the above question with … 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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Deluxe for the continuo group

What music do continuo players play from? This question might … Continue reading

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Christmas Blog

Dear Reader, we most warmly thank you today for your … Continue reading

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HN 555 – A printing error in CPE Bach’s sonata for solo flute?

These days our latest Urtext product comes from the prin­ter, … Continue reading

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Commenting on a decisecond Bach – B or B flat in the B-flat major ‘Corrente’ BWV 825

A short time ago our attention was drawn to a … Continue reading

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Setting, version, arrangement – how far may Urtext go?

It is part and parcel of the idea of a … Continue reading

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On the lookout for the lost measure: Bach’s C-major Prelude from the Well-Tempered Clavier I

Those in the know among our readers will be aware … Continue reading

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