Variations for Piano and Cello (complete) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Edited by Jens Dufner, with fingerings and markings by David Geringas. Published by Henle
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was the most influential and admired composer of the Romantic Era, and is considered today to be among the greatest composers of classical music to ever live. His music is known variously for its compositional rigor, sublime beauty, organic development, gripping urgency, and life-affirming, universal humanism. He left a significant mark on almost every classical genre he worked in, from string quartets to symphonies.
Beethoven made significant contributions to the Romantic cello repertory. He is most known for his cello sonatas, but he also composed several lighter, more carefree sets of variations on opera themes, possibly for King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia. This newly revised urtext collection from Henle contains all three sets of variations, ranging from intermediate to advanced difficulty. Edited by Jens Dufner, with fingerings and bowings by David Geringas. Includes marked and unmarked parts. Grade 4-5.
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