Category Archives: Monday Postings

An unknown Haydn quote by Brahms?

Here’s a situation familiar to music lovers: By chance you … Continue reading

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Between two stools – a portrait of César Franck on his 200th birthday

César Franck, whose 200th birthday the music world is celebrating … Continue reading

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A Milestone in Music History: Schoenberg’s 2nd String Quartet op. 10

Arnold Schoenberg, in his letter thanking well-wishers on his 75th … Continue reading

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The Henle Library app – our next big milestone

Our app is six years old, and we can finally … Continue reading

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Alexander Scriabin (1872–1915) on his 150th birthday, part I

I admit that while typing the heading of this blog … Continue reading

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“Latest news about Mozart’s piano sonata in A major, K. 331”

“All good things come in threes” – this phrase came … Continue reading

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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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