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Topic: Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas  (Read 1793 times)

Offline senecalakeguy

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Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas
on: January 17, 2005, 03:56:58 PM
hi there

i currently have the Henle Verlag edition of the Haydn Sonatas (3 volumes).  a former teacher of mine mentioned that there was a cleaner edition for Haydn, but the edition escapes me.  any thoughts form you folks?  thanks so much!

randy cornell

Offline Hmoll

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Re: Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas
Reply #1 on: January 17, 2005, 06:33:45 PM
Not sure what oyu mean by "cleaner." The Wiener Urtext edition - Landon - is probably the best.
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Offline SteinwayTony

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Re: Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas
Reply #2 on: January 17, 2005, 11:42:05 PM
IMHO, Henle is as clean as they come, as all their editions are hand-engraved.

Wiener Urtext were also mentioned, and Edition Peters can be nice but inconsistent.

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Re: Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas
Reply #3 on: January 17, 2005, 11:44:49 PM
Konemann Music Budapest (a.k.a. Mel-Bay) are budget editions (almost all of their library are $10), they are very clean (cream-colored pages just like Henle) and generally very thoughtful in terms of scholarship.

But evidently money is not an issue for you, as the three volumes of the Henle edition probably cost you around $150!

Offline jlh

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Re: Haydn editon for Piano Sonatas
Reply #4 on: January 18, 2005, 12:00:56 PM
I don't know why you'd need a "cleaner" edition for Haydn than the Henle.  Although I would probably recommend the Wiener Urtext edition as well, but each has its own strengths.  If you already invested so much in the Henle, just use those.  They're reliable enough to count on.
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