Category Archives: Instrumentation

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) on his 150th birthday, part II

As announced in my last blog post, the collected volume … Continue reading

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Four parts, many questions: on the editing of string quartets

Well-disposed visitors to our various digital platforms already know that … Continue reading

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“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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A concerto for a “trombone god” – finally, Ferdinand David’s Concertino op. 4 in Henle Urtext

The trombone is an instrument with a venerable though also … 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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An Urtext edition of Elgar’s Violin Chansons: What does an editor do when there is nothing to edit?

The question posed in the title of my blog post … Continue reading

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Refinement or oversight? On two passages in Fauré’s 1st Piano Quartet op. 15

Fauré is known for his refined tonal language, with the … Continue reading

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Dvořák’s “Gran Partita”? On the presumed model of his Wind Serenade in d minor op. 44

In my last blog post I already reported on our … 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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The agony of choice – lieder by Richard Strauss

Incredible, but true: unannounced so far in this blog is … Continue reading

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