Category Archives: sketches

Henry Vieuxtemps’s 5th Violin Concerto newly outfitted – Interview with Marie Cornaz and Ray Iwazumi

Among the just about one hundred compositions that the violin … Continue reading

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Tristan at Troldhaugen – interesting finds in Grieg’s “Lyric Pieces”

Among the most popular and successful of Edvard Grieg’s compositions … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s “Unfinished” (compositions)

Ludwig van Beethoven is one of those composers among the … Continue reading

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The new Catalogue of Works of Ludwig van Beethoven

On 1 November 2014 G. Henle Verlag is publishing a … Continue reading

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Gong, tamtam or cymbal crash? – Gershwin’s ‘Concerto in F’ as work in progress

You know George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and the famous place … Continue reading

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The “Creation” starting from scratch: Joseph Haydn’s sketches in the Complete Edition

It is probably well enough known that in the G. … Continue reading

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“La dernière pensée musicale de Chopin” – a Sham?

Mystery swirls around Chopin’s Mazurka in f minor, op. post. … Continue reading

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Beethoven, Für Elise WoO 59 – Do you strike the right note?

d or e – that is the question … when … Continue reading

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