Living the Classical Life is an award-winning series of one-of-a-kind conversations with musicians from around the world, hosted by pianist Zsolt Bognár. 

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Wolf-Dieter Seiffert

"The Henle Company was formed in 1948 with the permission of the

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Ever wonder what goes into your musical score, from deciding which notes the composer actually meant to indicate, to deciding ways to increase readability? What does "Urtext" mean, and why should we care? Does Marc-André Hamelin put in the fingerings for Rachmaninoff, when he doesn't perform any of his music? Dr. Wolf-Dieter Seiffert, born in Frankfurt, studied musicology, modern German literature, and philosophy. In 1990 Seiffert started work at G. Henle Publishers as an editor, where he became managing director of G. Henle Verlag in 2000.

(Episode 106)

Episode 106

May 2021

Running time: 36 minutes

Posted November 14th, 2022 by ZB


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