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Version alert! Or: Did Brahms ever revise his Horn Trio?

A few days ago a customer enquiry momentarily gave me … Continue reading

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‘Pour Piano et Violon ou Violoncelle’ – Is there a cello sonata by César Franck?

In connection with the general blog post by Dominik Rahmer … Continue reading

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Schubert deletes, Brahms restores. On the first of the three posthumous piano pieces (Impromptus) D 946 by Franz Schubert

Schubert did not live to see the publication of his … Continue reading

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‘Silent Night’ revisited

A blog entry on 24 December – how could it … 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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‘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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How does Chopin’s Second Ballade end?

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

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