Category Archives: Instrumentation

Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 3rd piano concerto – extraordinary works involve extraordinary solutions

Probably no other work in recent years has brought us … Continue reading

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On Mozart’s ‘second naïveté’ (Alfred Einstein)

I can’t recall when I first read Alfred Einstein’s Mozart … Continue reading

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Schönberg’s “Verklärte Nacht” in a special kind of Urtext edition

Arnold Schönberg’s 150th birthday is duly being celebrated by Henle: … Continue reading

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Elgar’s Serenade for Strings: spring sunshine garbed in Henle Urtext. Interview with Rupert Marshall-Luck

The start of 2024 is a special moment for the … Continue reading

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Waiting can be worthwhile – On Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major

At the outset the piano reduction of Ravel’s Piano Concerto … Continue reading

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‘Every year again’ as a new chance

Not annually like the Christ Child, but every few years … Continue reading

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‘Free, but lonely’ – an extraordinary sonata and its new edition

Our new Urtext edition HN 1572 introduced in today’s blog … Continue reading

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A difficult case: Chopin’s b-minor sonata op. 58 in Urtext

Frédéric Chopin’s final piano sonata op. 58 is full of … Continue reading

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No end to Rachmaninoff in sight: several annotations to opp. 3 and 16

Perhaps – despite the anniversary year – I’m rather overdoing … Continue reading

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Something new from the low register: At long last, Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Concerto op. 3 in Urtext

Henle catalogue readers in the know are already aware that … Continue reading

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