Category Archives: Sources

Bartók’s String Quartets: from the score to the individual parts

A quintessential feature of the Henle Urtext editions is the … Continue reading

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“An expression of his deeply shaken soul” – Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s String Quartet in F minor on the 175th anniversary of his death

Our Henle blog this year has largely dealt with two … Continue reading

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If that’s not reason enough to celebrate: 300 years of WTC I!

2022 seems to be particularly rich in musical anniversaries: Even … Continue reading

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An annoying mini-error in Mozart’s Violin Concerto K. 219

Recently, David Perry, a Canadian violinist, criticised what he considered … Continue reading

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Newly discovered 20th-century classics: Bartók’s six String Quartets in the Complete Edition

The Béla Bartók Complete Critical Edition that since 2017 the … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s list of corrections – a rare source type

Located now and again amongst the sources for Beethoven’s compositions … 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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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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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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“…probably the best of Dvořák that I’m acquainted with.” What’s worth knowing about the Wind Serenade in d minor op. 44

Even though recently the focus of attention owing to their … Continue reading

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