Author Archives: Annette Oppermann

The Bartók Complete Edition and its offspring

Since one of the special features of the Henle Verlag … Continue reading

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Beethoven love letters? A contribution to perhaps his oeuvre’s smallest work group

In Beethoven’s just as extensive as impressive chamber music oeuvre, … Continue reading

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Genuine Beethoven – or not quite? Questions of authenticity with Beethoven

The Beethoven Year is slowly coming to a close, almost … Continue reading

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More than “Ode to Joy” – the whole range of Beethoven’s vocal work

Although the melody of the 9th Symphony’s choral movement, “Freude … Continue reading

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“Beethoven Complete” yesterday and today – from the beginnings of the Beethoven complete edition(s) in the 19th century

Only what we have as whole, do we truly have … Continue reading

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At long last: Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra is now also in a handy format

The great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók has finally entered the … Continue reading

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The other type of sources: Letters about Max Bruch’s “Kol Nidrei”

An Urtext edition – and not just only from Henle … Continue reading

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Bordering on the modern – The Urtext edition of Schumann’s “Myrthen” op. 25

Considering that specifically for 19th-century works the first edition is … Continue reading

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A tear for or from Rossini?

November 13 marks the 150th anniversary of Gioacchino Rossini’s death, … Continue reading

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More or less – Bartók’s well-regulated markings of his piano works

To continue my last blog with an overview of our … Continue reading

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