Category Archives: Schumann, Robert

Schumann revisited – about an odd accidental in the Fantasiestücke, op. 73

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

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Autumnal thoughts on “Buntes Blatt” in f-sharp minor by Robert Schumann

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Urtext and Urcontext

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Where does the key/clef go? About a problematic passage in Schumann’s F-major string quartet

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“Hark, Hark! The Joy Inspiring Horn” – Discoveries in Schumann’s Konzertstück, Opus 86

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Ossia and Da Capo – Confusion in Schumann’s Papillons, Op. 2

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“una corda” – “con sord.” – “mit Verschiebung”: How do I ‘mute’ my piano?

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Correction or interpretation? – Johannes and Clara alter Robert’s music

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What’s the shelf life of Urtext? Revising at Henle publishers

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