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A forgery? And if so, by whom? On the closing bars in Mozart’s Wind Quintet K. 452

The autograph of Mozart’s piano quintet for piano and four … Continue reading

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‘Silent Night’ revisited

A blog entry on 24 December – how could it … Continue reading

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‘Fontana’s version’ – genuine Chopin?

A glance at the table of contents in our Urtext … Continue reading

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How to drive the devil out of a waltz or: Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz for everybody?

It’s still ringing in your ears, this warhorse for orchestra … 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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Sometimes you have to dig deeper! Or: What the violist should really play in Hoffmeister’s concerto.

Most violists groan whenever the names Hoffmeister and Stamitz are … Continue reading

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How does Chopin’s Second Ballade end?

Many pianists are familiar with the problem that there are … Continue reading

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