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Bordering on the modern – The Urtext edition of Schumann’s “Myrthen” op. 25

Considering that specifically for 19th-century works the first edition is … Continue reading

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Version alert! Or: Did Brahms ever revise his Horn Trio?

A few days ago a customer enquiry momentarily gave me … 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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An unaccountable (?) fermata notation in Mozart’s string quartet KV 428

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

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The Nutcracker in ballet and film

The Nutcracker is as closely associated with the Christmas season … Continue reading

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40 or 42? Rodolphe Kreutzer’s Etudes as Urtext edition

There could not be a bigger difference: When you are … Continue reading

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A tear for or from Rossini?

November 13 marks the 150th anniversary of Gioacchino Rossini’s death, … 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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From sketch to first edition: the (almost) seamless source documentation of Edward Elgar’s violin sonata

Many Urtext editions and their sources cross the desk of … Continue reading

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“Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit!”*) — Four famous composers at the Wiesn**).

Yesterday evening I was once again sitting in the party … Continue reading

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