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By Nicholas Marston

In 1912 Heinrich Schenker reduced in size with the Viennese writer common variation to supply an 'elucidatory variation' (Erl?erungsausgabe) of Beethoven's final 5 piano sonatas. each one e-book might include a rating, newly edited through Schenker and utilizing the composer's autograph manuscript as crucial resource, including a considerable observation combining analytical, text-critical and performance-related topic. 4 of the 5 variants seemed among 1913 and 1921, yet that of the 'Hammerklavier' Sonata, op. 106, was once by no means released. It has quite often been assumed that this was once just because Schenker was once not able to find the autograph manuscript, which continues to be lacking to today. yet as Nicholas Marston indicates in an in depth background of the Erl?erungsausgabe venture, different elements have been concerned additionally, together with monetary concerns, Schenker's health and wellbeing matters, and his broader theoretical goals. furthermore, regardless of the lacking autograph he however constructed a voice-leading research of the entire sonata through the years 1924-1926, an important interval within the improvement of his mature thought of tonal song. Marston's publication presents the 1st in-depth examine of this wealthy research, that's reproduced in complete in fine quality electronic photos. The ebook attracts on hundreds of thousands of letters and files from Schenker's Nachla? it either provides to our biographical wisdom of Schenker and illuminates for the 1st time the reaction of this monstrous of track conception to at least one of the main major masterworks in all music.

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