Author Archives: Peter Jost

Camille Saint-Saëns – a portrait for the 100th anniversary of his death

Whereas in 2020 the music world’s focus was on Beethoven’s … Continue reading

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Abandoned, alas! – Beethoven’s unfinished works

In the run-up to the Beethoven anniversary year, I kept … Continue reading

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Beethoven – creator of concert overtures?

Beethoven as the great innovator of forms and genres generated … Continue reading

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“The Hammerklavier Sonata opened the door for me” – Interview with Ian Fountain on Beethoven’s piano music

Today we’d like to continue our series of musicians’ views … Continue reading

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“Beethoven Complete” – part 2: from the Old to the New Complete Edition

A few weeks ago my colleague Annette Oppermann reported on … Continue reading

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Quality: especially valuable – the galley proofs in Fauré’s 1st Cello Sonata op. 109

There is always a risk in producing an engraved plate … Continue reading

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What did the composer want? On a strange measure in Saint-Saëns’ Romance for Flute op. 37

Anyone who compares the edition currently on the market of … Continue reading

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Is that still Urtext? On an often played variant in Sarasate’s “Carmen Fantasy”

To this day, the success of a new stage work … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 6: Interview with Pascal Rogé

In the final part of our little series we want … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 5: Corrections in the galley proofs for the piano piece “Masques”

Needless to say, every editor of an Urtext edition wishes … Continue reading

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