The publishing house of Edition Nordstern has built up an unrivalled repution for its new critical editions of Raff scores. Each issue is prefaced by a substantial foreword, impeccibly researched and entertainly written by series editor Volker Tosta or by Raff doyens Prof. Matthias Wiegandt and Dr. Avrohom Leichtling. These important contributions to Raff scholarship are reprinted with Edition Nordstern's kind permission. Many are available in both English and German versions and all in PDF and plain-text HTML format.
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Edition Nordstern of Stuttgart, Germany are publishers of a modern partial edition of works by Raff. In all 71 publications are planned with the main focus being on chamber music and on works which have been previously unpublished. All volumes are newly edited with the musical text being based upon the original publications or the composer's autographs, if available. Deviations from the original sources are documented and each volume is prefaced with an introduction to the work - in both German and English - generally containing previously unpublished sources and studies.
There are currently 29 Raff scores in their catalogue.
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