CLARKE, Anthony Scott

DMA University of Sydney 2012 Pages: 190

Realising the Ninth : Werktreue and the evolution of score modification with specific reference to the performance and recorded history of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in D minor, Op. 125

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Within the present historically informed climate the practice of score modification and the historically held belief of Werktreue have fallen into disrepute. Ironically, there is strong evidence to suggest that both played a significant role in the performance traditions associated with the canonic repertoire and remain an essential component of modern musical performance...

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