Category Archives: Instrumentation

Bach’s harpsichord concertos and their autograph

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“Bozen this pigsty”. Why there’s no “Bozen string quartet” by Mozart.

When for the third and last time at the end … Continue reading

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A fresh look at Bach’s piano partitas

Many readers (and pianists!) will already have noticed that we … Continue reading

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Beethoven – creator of concert overtures?

Beethoven as the great innovator of forms and genres generated … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s easy piano sonatas. BEETHOVEN’S EASY PIANO SONATAS???

The title for today’s blog post was so easy to … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” sonata – The stony path to a reliable music text

Almost exactly 20 years ago – as I had just … Continue reading

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Beethoven and the viola

Piano concertos and sonatas, violin concerto and sonatas, cello sonatas … 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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Froberger – retrospectively and prospectively

How time flies! – this hardly original realisation came to … Continue reading

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