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BRAHMS

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Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel, Op. 24 played by Iso Elinson (pianoforte)
In addition to the Variations on a Theme by Haydn and various movements in variation form, Brahms wrote a set for piano duet, Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann , and five sets for piano solo. Among the last-mentioned is the Variations on a Theme by Handel, which is Brahms's crowning achievement in variation form.
The theme is taken from the Little
Suite in B flat in the second set of Handel's harpsichord pieces. In these twenty-five variations the immense technical resources and great imagination of the composer are shown to the full by the wonderful variety of treatment and expressiveness that are secured within the strict limitations of the form.

Contributors

Played By: Iso Elinson
Unknown: Robert Schumann






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