Category Archives: piano solo

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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Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy and the challenges of an Urtext edition

In the already more than 70 years since the founding … 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’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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Froberger – retrospectively and prospectively

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

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Ten at a stroke – Scriabin’s piano sonatas in one volume

Many a Henle fan familiar with our catalog will know … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 6: Interview with Pascal Rogé

In the final part of our little series we want … Continue reading

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Rachmaninoff revises Rachmaninoff. On the two versions of the Second Piano Sonata op. 36

In my last blog posting I went into the genesis … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 5: Corrections in the galley proofs for the piano piece “Masques”

Needless to say, every editor of an Urtext edition wishes … Continue reading

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