Author Archives: Dominik Rahmer

‘Free, but lonely’ – an extraordinary sonata and its new edition

Our new Urtext edition HN 1572 introduced in today’s blog … Continue reading

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No end to Rachmaninoff in sight: several annotations to opp. 3 and 16

Perhaps – despite the anniversary year – I’m rather overdoing … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Sergei! A fresh look at Rachmaninoff’s Préludes for his 150th birthday

In the Henle blog we have already published several posts … Continue reading

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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

Our Henle blog this year has largely dealt with two … Continue reading

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

Henle is dedicating 2022 to a specific genre: under the … Continue reading

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A concerto for a “trombone god” – finally, Ferdinand David’s Concertino op. 4 in Henle Urtext

The trombone is an instrument with a venerable though also … Continue reading

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Dvořák’s “Gran Partita”? On the presumed model of his Wind Serenade in d minor op. 44

In my last blog post I already reported on our … Continue reading

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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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‘Finished in Vysoká at a nice little hour’– new finds in Dvořák’s A-major piano quintet op. 81

The piano quintet is, so to speak, in the “super … Continue reading

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Beethoven in the “home office” – Composing in the “truly admirable confusion”

Beethoven Year 2020 is coming to an end, and there … Continue reading

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