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Bartók’s String Quartets: from the score to the individual parts

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“An expression of his deeply shaken soul” – Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s String Quartet in F minor on the 175th anniversary of his death

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Newly discovered 20th-century classics: Bartók’s six String Quartets in the Complete Edition

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From the First to the Second Vienna School: 20th-century string quartets in the Henle catalogue

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An unknown Haydn quote by Brahms?

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A Milestone in Music History: Schoenberg’s 2nd String Quartet op. 10

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Four parts, many questions: on the editing of string quartets

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On a terribly wrong dynamic marking in the first movement of K. 499

In my last blog posting I reported on my current, … Continue reading

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“It’s all so wonderful!” On the new edition of Mozart’s string quartets

A few weeks ago I began editorial work on a … Continue reading

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Where does the key/clef go? About a problematic passage in Schumann’s F-major string quartet

Fans of the humourist Wilhelm Busch will certainly be reminded … Continue reading

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