Category Archives: Composers

Beethoven celebrates Carnival – we celebrate, too!

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Michael Korstick Interview: Beethoven as the fixed star of my musical universe

From time to time during the Beethoven year the team … 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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«Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose» – a short foray into Beethoven’s sets of variations

The “variations” form type plays an important role in Beethoven’s … Continue reading

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Beethoven performing Beethoven? The composer writing his own cadenzas

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Beethoven anniversary in the Henle blog

As we were celebrating our 200th blog post two weeks … 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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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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Dont worry, be happy – the first critical Urtext edition of etudes by Jakob Dont

Every violinist is most likely acquainted with them from violin … Continue reading

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An insightful correction in Mozart’s autograph of the String Quartet in C major K. 170

In a few weeks a long-cherished dream of mine will … Continue reading

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