Category Archives: piano + violin

Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantella, op. 16: Structural designs for a synthesis between a tarantella and a scherzo?

As noted in the Preface to the Henle edition of … Continue reading

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Filched Melodies – Sarasate’s ‘Zigeunerweisen’ (Gypsy Airs) under suspicion of plagiarism

The use of folk-music elements in art music has, as … Continue reading

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Attention to small details: Elgar’s notation as expression

Preparing a new edition of a work that has been … Continue reading

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A manuscript conundrum – the autograph of Gabriel Fauré’s violin sonata, Op. 13

Autograph manuscripts of musical works have an aura all their … Continue reading

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How the (cradle) song ends: what is the final tone of Fauré’s Berceuse?

Gabriel Fauré’s Berceuse op. 16, a captivating miniature for violin … Continue reading

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