Category Archives: Sources

‘Finished in Vysoká at a nice little hour’– new finds in Dvořák’s A-major piano quintet op. 81

The piano quintet is, so to speak, in the “super … Continue reading

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

When for the third and last time at the end … Continue reading

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Abandoned, alas! – Beethoven’s unfinished works

In the run-up to the Beethoven anniversary year, I kept … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” sonata – The stony path to a reliable music text

Almost exactly 20 years ago – as I had just … Continue reading

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“Beethoven Complete” – part 2: from the Old to the New Complete Edition

A few weeks ago my colleague Annette Oppermann reported on … Continue reading

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“Beethoven Complete” yesterday and today – from the beginnings of the Beethoven complete edition(s) in the 19th century

Only what we have as whole, do we truly have … Continue reading

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Beethoven in film. A complete overview in three parts

I can still very clearly remember how upset and outraged … Continue reading

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

In a few weeks a long-cherished dream of mine will … Continue reading

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The other type of sources: Letters about Max Bruch’s “Kol Nidrei”

An Urtext edition – and not just only from Henle … 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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