Category Archives: Monday Postings

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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Christmas Blog Post

The Covid pandemic is, alas, still controlling large portions of … Continue reading

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Schumann’s metronome markings in his “Kinderszenen”. Opportunity, not nuisance.

“You cannot define tempo. Tempo has no existence of its … Continue reading

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An Urtext edition of Elgar’s Violin Chansons: What does an editor do when there is nothing to edit?

The question posed in the title of my blog post … Continue reading

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Refinement or oversight? On two passages in Fauré’s 1st Piano Quartet op. 15

Fauré is known for his refined tonal language, with the … Continue reading

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Excess and empty space: Text variants in Dvořák’s Cello Concerto op. 104

Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto op. 104 may be a special … Continue reading

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Dvořák’s “Gran Partita”? On the presumed model of his Wind Serenade in d minor op. 44

In my last blog post I already reported on our … Continue reading

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Ignaz Pleyel – no newcomer to the Henle catalogue

It’s one of the curious twists and turns in music … Continue reading

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Summer Break

Summer is vacation time and our blog is also taking … Continue reading

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How do fossils behave? On a passage in Saint-Saëns’ Carnaval des animaux

When a composer decides against publishing one of his works … Continue reading

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