Six weeks ago, we brought you Stephen Hough’s startling discovery of a ‘wrong’ flute note in the Tchaik first piano concerto. A day later, we brought you Stephen’s even more startling retraction. And there the matter should have rested.
But you know how it is with pianists: they can’t let a dead score lie. So Kirill Gerstein has got to grips with the early manuscripts in Moscow. And reported his conclusions in the New York Review of Books. (Must be a quiet month for books.) Read him here.