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Elgar’s Serenade for Strings: spring sunshine garbed in Henle Urtext. Interview with Rupert Marshall-Luck

The start of 2024 is a special moment for the … Continue reading

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Christmas Blog Post

Unlike Johann Sebastian Bach, whose Christmas Oratorio and numerous Advent … Continue reading

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‘Every year again’ as a new chance

Not annually like the Christ Child, but every few years … 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

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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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G sharp or G? About a bass trill in Schubert’s A-flat-major Impromptu D 935, No. 2

Franz Schubert‘s piano music is almost an infinitely magical wonderland. … 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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Schumann revisited – about an odd accidental in the Fantasiestücke, op. 73

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Rachmaninoff revises Rachmaninoff. On the two versions of the Second Piano Sonata op. 36

In my last blog posting I went into the genesis … Continue reading

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