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Bach-Busoni – a successful Henle series with sequels

Another Bach-Busoni edition recently came on the music market as … Continue reading

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How do fossils behave? On a passage in Saint-Saëns’ Carnaval des animaux

When a composer decides against publishing one of his works … 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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Bach’s harpsichord concertos and their autograph

If you’re looking for a simple answer to the question … Continue reading

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“My fingering may inspire to play in the right style” – Interview with Pascal Rogé

To celebrate the French pianist Pascal Rogé’s 70th birthday on … Continue reading

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‘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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A fresh look at Bach’s piano partitas

Many readers (and pianists!) will already have noticed that we … Continue reading

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Beethoven in the “home office” – Composing in the “truly admirable confusion”

Beethoven Year 2020 is coming to an end, and there … Continue reading

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Beethoven love letters? A contribution to perhaps his oeuvre’s smallest work group

In Beethoven’s just as extensive as impressive chamber music oeuvre, … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s change of dedication – a small search for motives

Last week I had the great pleasure of making the … Continue reading

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