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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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Rachmaninoff revises Rachmaninoff. On the two versions of the Second Piano Sonata op. 36

In my last blog posting I went into the genesis … Continue reading

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From sketch to first edition: the (almost) seamless source documentation of Edward Elgar’s violin sonata

Many Urtext editions and their sources cross the desk of … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 5: Corrections in the galley proofs for the piano piece “Masques”

Needless to say, every editor of an Urtext edition wishes … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 4: Autograph corrections in chamber-music works

It goes without saying that the focus would be on … Continue reading

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More or less – Bartók’s well-regulated markings of his piano works

To continue my last blog with an overview of our … Continue reading

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Confusion about Chopin’s Scherzi – episode 4

At the beginning of the year I reported on my … Continue reading

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What?! Is it already Christmas now? New Bartók titles at Henle

Of course not, Christmas is out of the question only … Continue reading

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Debussy in Urtext – Part 2: Unclear harmony in the piano piece “Nocturne”

One of the outstanding quality features of the Henle Editions … Continue reading

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No error in the system. In praise of our proofreaders

Today’s blog post is not for once going to be … Continue reading

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