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11.03.2014 16:48

Prestigious award for Bärenreiter

Best Edition Prize for OPERA volume with Salieri opera

Clemens Scheuch (member of the Executive Board) and Claudia Mücke (Editor at Bärenreiter-Verlag) with the prize-winning volume

Bärenreiter-Verlag has been awarded a “Best Edition 2014” Prize. The German Best Edition Prize is awarded annually by the German Music Publishers’ Association for outstanding quality in music editions and music books. Bärenreiter has received the award for the first volume in the OPERA publishing project which contains Antonio Salieri’s opera Prima la musica e poi le parole. The publishing project OPERA – Spectrum of European Musical Theatre in Separate Editions features critical editions of outstanding works from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Each of the cloth-bound volumes contains a scholarly-critical edition of the work, plus electronic versions of the text and music edition, all sources and the complete critical apparatus in digital form [USB flash drive].

The prize will be presented to the publisher on 14 March in a ceremony at the International Music Fair in Frankfurt.

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