Author Archives: Wolf-Dieter Seiffert

“Latest news about Mozart’s piano sonata in A major, K. 331”

“All good things come in threes” – this phrase came … Continue reading

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Schumann’s metronome markings in his “Kinderszenen”. Opportunity, not nuisance.

“You cannot define tempo. Tempo has no existence of its … Continue reading

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G sharp or G? About a bass trill in Schubert’s A-flat-major Impromptu D 935, No. 2

Franz Schubert‘s piano music is almost an infinitely magical wonderland. … Continue reading

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Attempt at re-dating Mozart’s three popular “Quartet-Divertimenti”, K. 136–138

In conjunction with my Urtextausgabe of the well-known and much-played … Continue reading

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“Bozen this pigsty”. Why there’s no “Bozen string quartet” by Mozart.

When for the third and last time at the end … Continue reading

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Part 3: Beethoven from the artist’s perspective

Starting from Beethoven Feature Films (1), then going to Beethoven … Continue reading

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Beethoven in film Part 2: Beethoven docus

Many of the Beethoven feature films (1) accounted for in … Continue reading

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Beethoven in film. A complete overview in three parts

I can still very clearly remember how upset and outraged … Continue reading

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Beethoven meets Mozart. The genesis of Beethoven’s Mozart Variations WoO 40 according to Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s memoirs (first published)

The anecdote related here is, to be sure, purely fictitious, … Continue reading

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200 Henle blog posts. Hard to believe, but true!

You are reading the 200th post of the Henle blog. … Continue reading

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