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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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Setting, version, arrangement – how far may Urtext go?

It is part and parcel of the idea of a … Continue reading

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So, how much bass do you want? Beethoven’s Sextet Op. 81b

Wouldn’t you wonder, too, if you saw a sextet on … Continue reading

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Alta Viola – Twice is better

Descriptions of musical instruments in older musical prints and manuscripts … Continue reading

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