Category Archives: string quartet

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

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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

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

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Attempt at re-dating Mozart’s three popular “Quartet-Divertimenti”, K. 136–138

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

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An insightful correction in Mozart’s autograph of the String Quartet in C major K. 170

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An unaccountable (?) fermata notation in Mozart’s string quartet K. 428

That Mozart, when writing carefully, graphically distinguishes between the dot … Continue reading

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The many footnotes of Rosamunde

All good things come in threes – this is also … Continue reading

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