Category Archives: Composers

40 or 42? Rodolphe Kreutzer’s Etudes as Urtext edition

There could not be a bigger difference: When you are … 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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A tear for or from Rossini?

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

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Rachmaninoff revises Rachmaninoff. On the two versions of the Second Piano Sonata op. 36

In my last blog posting I went into the genesis … Continue reading

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From sketch to first edition: the (almost) seamless source documentation of Edward Elgar’s violin sonata

Many Urtext editions and their sources cross the desk of … 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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Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Potpourri op. 94 for Viola and Orchestra – for your kind attention!

To my great joy, this year and last year the … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 4: Autograph corrections in chamber-music works

It goes without saying that the focus would be on … 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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The première of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Sonata op. 36

Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Saratov, Smolensk, Voronezh – what do … Continue reading

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