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urtext

The foundation, origin, or roots of something, especially an artistic work or cultural phenomenon; the original source or inspiration for many similar or related things that followed it. The term was originally applied to the earliest versions of scripture, literary works, and musical compositions but is now used more broadly. I think The Catcher in the Rye can be seen as the urtext for the many novels about disillusioned teens that followed it. The urtext of the movement seems to be a speech he gave 10 years ago.
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Therefore, I am extremely happy that no one has ever asked me to make an urtext edition for the Buxtehude organ works, for example.
The app makes available a tool for interested music lovers, conductors, musicologists and students, bringing all the advantages of an Urtext edition to a tablet.
EMC: The version we have prepared is an Urtext edition, which means we have been absolutely faithful to the original manuscript.
This skepticism regarding the search for an Urtext, famously voiced by Paul Kahle in the mid-twentieth century, is given new expression in Gary D.
Constructed as an urtext of the Algerian struggle for independence against the French during the mid-20th century, pic doesn't look for truth with dramatic concessions, but rather an alternative vision to counter years of colonialist exploitation.
For example, the investigator should not assume that an "original simplicity" is indicative of an older core or source, or that an Urtext exists from which later forms evolved.
(For instance, we know that Ida of Athens was an Urtext for
Ironically, perhaps, it is for this reason not really an Urtext as advertised, but a collation of several Urtexts.
In conformance with the requirements that have developed over the decades since the project was begun during World War II, the first volume contains the score in a version claimed to be an urtext. That concept has little relevance to any composer's works, but is particularly inappropriate to one such as Handel win, adapted text as circumstances required, cutting, adding, and altering right up to performance, and certainly on subsequent occasions.
In his "Editor's Note" Howat explains why autographs and the composer's own editions prove to be complex in creating an Urtext edition.
These data lead Person to reconstruct an Urtext without [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] at all, omitting the name in the first place since it is absent in LXX-Isaiah and in its second position since it is absent in the remaining four texts.
Brooks is suspicions of an urtext for this symphony, and advocates for study of the manuscript materials to probe all the possible variations.
Henle has recently published an Urtext edition of Clementi's Op.
To link the book of Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomistic History (DtrH) with King Josiah's reform or to consider them in part pre-exilic (passim), with an Urtext (v.
It is generally understood that an urtext edition somehow presents a musical text as close as possible to the composer's original intention.