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Goldberg Variations: BWV 988 (Dover Music for Piano)

 
 
 
 
Goldberg Variations: BWV 988 (Dover Music for Piano)
Author: Johann Sebastian Bach - Classical Piano Sheet Musi
ISBN 13: 9780486452821
ISBN 10: 486452824
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2006-10-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
List Price: $9.95
 
 

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.