Musicians throughout the world are excited about our blue Urtext editions – top quality editions of great classical compositions.
We also publish complete editions of the works of various composers, musicological literature and catalogues as well as facsimile editions.
More than 80% of our editions are exported.
Urtext and Henle are synonymous, however the term “Urtext” has been debated ever since it was first used. Yet the idea behind it is simple: the musician is offered a musical text which reflects the composer’s intentions. As market leader our catalogue lists about 1.500 “Urtext” editions.
Henle’s quality standards: