Articles about Autographs

Die spätbarocke Musikpraxis in der oberösterreichischen Zisterzienserabtei Wilhering
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 181-187

Following the reconstruction of the Cistercian Wilhering Abbey in Upper Austria, which was completely destroyed by a fire in 1733, Abbot John Baptist IV Hinterhölzl initiated a comprehensive spiritual renewal of the monastery's cultural direction. Guided by the late Baroque ...

Der Contrapunctus I aus der Kunst der Fuge (BWV 1080) als Vervollständigung der autographen Vorlage zur instrumentalen Klangrede
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 99-123,158

The "rhetorical analysis" is not only useful for analysis but also in the clarification of theoretical problems, as applied here to the following question. When compared to the first published version, is J.S. Bach's handwritten draft of The Art of ...

The Shark Bass, Part 2
Bass Player (2014) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 90


Erkel Alone: Some Puzzling Autograph Pages from the Compositional Sources of "Erzsébet"
Magyar Zene (2014) Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 270-315

Ferenc Erkel used assistants when he composed. His contemporaries knew of this, and beginning with "Bánk bán" his critics either took exception to it, or found excuses for the composer. Although Erkel's autograph manuscripts written in several hands and by ...

Per un'edizione critica dei «Sei Concerti» Opera seconda di Giuseppe Tartini: riflessioni sui problemi di edizione e di datazione
Ad Parnassum (2013) Vol. 11, pp. np

Producing a critical edition of Giuseppe Tartini's Six Concertos, Op. 2, published by Witvogel means confronting the difficult task of comparing sketchy autograph sources; an unauthorized printed source presenting a remarkable degree of author intervention; manuscript sources containing variants which ...