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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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“The future lion is already showing its paws” – The revision of Beethoven’s piano variations, volume 1

G. Henle publishing house is well known for putting its … 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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The music world will sit up and take notice! On the new Urtext edition of Mozart’s Piano Sonata in A Major KV 331

You presumably know Mozart’s A-major Piano Sonata KV 331 (with … Continue reading

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What’s the shelf life of Urtext? Revising at Henle publishers

When you look carefully at our recent publications you’ll also … Continue reading

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Too much access! – Isaac Albéniz revises his Iberia cycle

Editors of sheet music are not alone in suffering from … Continue reading

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How an original Mozart A flat escaped from the dust. On the slow movement of the C- minor Piano Sonata K. 457

Very vividly I recall the Mozart sensation of the year … Continue reading

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