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Beethoven and the viola

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The melancholy horn – a short excursion into the monumental realm of Russian music

The repertoire of the G. Henle publishing house is traditionally … Continue reading

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

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Sometimes you have to dig deeper! Or: What the violist should really play in Hoffmeister’s concerto.

Most violists groan whenever the names Hoffmeister and Stamitz are … 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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