Category Archives: Instrumentation

Bartók’s String Quartets: from the score to the individual parts

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“An expression of his deeply shaken soul” – Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s String Quartet in F minor on the 175th anniversary of his death

Our Henle blog this year has largely dealt with two … Continue reading

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If that’s not reason enough to celebrate: 300 years of WTC I!

2022 seems to be particularly rich in musical anniversaries: Even … Continue reading

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An annoying mini-error in Mozart’s Violin Concerto K. 219

Recently, David Perry, a Canadian violinist, criticised what he considered … Continue reading

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Newly discovered 20th-century classics: Bartók’s six String Quartets in the Complete Edition

The Béla Bartók Complete Critical Edition that since 2017 the … Continue reading

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From the First to the Second Vienna School: 20th-century string quartets in the Henle catalogue

Henle is dedicating 2022 to a specific genre: under the … Continue reading

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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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