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Haydn’s complete cello concertos at Henle: 3, 8, 5 or 2?

To the question of how many cello concertos Joseph Haydn … Continue reading

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A Henle customer suggests corrections to the text of Max Reger’s 2nd Cello Suite. How do we as publishers respond to this?

Today, a brief but we hope all the more valuable … Continue reading

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A “bad apple” in Camille Saint-Saëns’ 2nd cello sonata?

Saint-Saëns was likely far from the “genius thinking” of romanticism. … Continue reading

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Confusion about ties in Chopin’s Scherzo in b minor

That Chopin variants can be exasperating to an editor – … Continue reading

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The “parallel passage” – handle with care…

If the ideal goal of a critical Urtext edition may … Continue reading

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What’s new with Liszt’s b-minor sonata

  With barely concealed exasperation Clara Schumann writes on 25 … Continue reading

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A Bohemian in America: Is Dvořák’s String Quartet in F Major wrongly accented?

Antonín Dvořák, director of the National Conservatory of Music in … Continue reading

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At what tempo does Ravel’s Pavane “die”?

During my assistantship this past year as Henlean, I was … Continue reading

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Who does the pedalling? On the use of the pedal in music for piano duets

Nowadays we automatically associate music for piano duet with the … Continue reading

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Is it OK to add them? – The “missing” low notes in Beethoven’s piano sonatas

Here’s a topic that pianists have been discussing since the … Continue reading

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