Catalogue


Goldberg variations : BWV 988 /
Johann Sebastian Bach.
imprint
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2006.
description
47 p. of music : facsim., port. ; 31 cm.
ISBN
0486452824, 9780486452821
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uniform title
imprint
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2006.
isbn
0486452824
9780486452821
general note
"This Dover edition, first published in 2006, is an unabridged republication of Johann Sebastian Bach's Clavierwerke, Volume 3 (pp. 263-308), originally published by the Bach-Geselleschaft, Leipzig, in 1853."--T.p. verso.
catalogue key
6225073
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Summaries
Main Description
A monument of keyboard literature, the "Goldbergs" were commissioned as relaxing diversions for an insomniac keyboardist. Stating its theme with a stately Aria, the work travels through 30 variations, exploring its thematic possibilities while showcasing Bach's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities. On par with The Well-Tempered Clavier,this affordable edition is a must-have for all serious pianists and music lovers.
Main Description
A monument of keyboard literature, the "Goldbergs" were commissioned as relaxing diversions for an insomniac keyboardist. Stating its theme with a stately Aria, the work travels through 30 variations, exploring its thematic possibilities while showcasing Bach's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities. On par withThe Well-Tempered Clavier,this affordable edition is a must-have for all serious pianists and music lovers.
Main Description
According to legend, this monument of keyboard literature was written for one of Bach's students, who played it to soothe and entertain his insomniac master. Stating the theme with a stately Aria, the "Goldbergs" travel through 30 variations, exploring thematic possibilities while showcasing the composer's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities.
Long Description
According to legend, this monument of keyboard literature was written for 1 of Bach's students, who played it to soothe and entertain his insomniac master. Starting the theme with a stately "Aria," the "Goldbergs" travel through 30 variations, exploring thematic possibilities while showcasing the composer's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities.
Main Description
According to legend, this monument of keyboard literature was written for 1 of Bach's students, who played it to soothe and entertain his insomniac master. Starting the theme with a statelyAriathe "Goldbergs" travel through 30 variations, exploring thematic possibilities while showcasing the composer's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities.
Main Description
According to legend, this monument of keyboard literature was written for one of Bach's students, who played it to soothe and entertain his insomniac master. Starting the theme with a stately Aria, the "Goldbergs" travel through 30 variations, exploring thematic possibilities while showcasing the composer's brilliant sense of motivic possibilities.

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