Category Archives: Performers

“The Hammerklavier Sonata opened the door for me” – Interview with Ian Fountain on Beethoven’s piano music

Today we’d like to continue our series of musicians’ views … Continue reading

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Part 3: Beethoven from the artist’s perspective

Starting from Beethoven Feature Films (1), then going to Beethoven … Continue reading

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Michael Korstick Interview: Beethoven as the fixed star of my musical universe

From time to time during the Beethoven year the team … Continue reading

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Is that still Urtext? On an often played variant in Sarasate’s “Carmen Fantasy”

To this day, the success of a new stage work … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 6: Interview with Pascal Rogé

In the final part of our little series we want … 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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Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Potpourri op. 94 for Viola and Orchestra – for your kind attention!

To my great joy, this year and last year the … Continue reading

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More or less – Bartók’s well-regulated markings of his piano works

To continue my last blog with an overview of our … Continue reading

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Non-stop “lombardic” rhythm? On a minute text problem in Mozart’s d-minor String Quartet K. 421

The exceptionally lighthearted D-major Trio of the Menuetto in Mozart’s … Continue reading

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Editions also have their histories. The revision of César Franck’s violin sonata

The question of why from time to time editions in … Continue reading

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