Thursday, October 23, 2014
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Abegg Variations Op 1
Add to Wishlist

Abegg Variations Op 1

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Piano Folio
Composer Schumann, Robert
Publisher G Henle Usa Inc
Arranger Herttrich/Lampe

Price: $11.95

Catalog #51480087

UPC code: 884088172923

Unavailable for Digital Delivery
Preview Score:

Who was “Pauline, Countess of Abegg,” the dedicatee of the first edition? Nowadays it is known that the matter revolves around a romantic mystification of the name of Meta Abegg, a friend from Schumann's youth, whose surname inspired Schumann to a theme on A-B-E-G-G (a-hb-e-g-g). The “rewarding and sparkling piece” – as it was described by a critic of the time – makes high technical demands, but is distinguished by a youthful freshness and ingenious virtuosity. With this work (the first, incidentally, that Schumann deemed worthy of publication), Henle has issued a good third of Schumann's piano works in revised versions that take account of the current state of research. The thoroughly-revised musical text is complemented by an informative preface and detailed commentary. Further revised volumes are in progress.

Today's News
  • Stanton’s Spotlight – String Riffs

    Stanton’s Spotlight – String Riffs

    String Riffs Recommended by Dan Clark, Orchestral Music Specialist String Riffs is written by Karen Koger (a former Stanton’s employee!) who earned her bachelor’s degree at The Ohio State University and her master’s degree in cello performance pedagogy from Arizona... Read More ›

  • Pertinent Professional Development

    Pertinent Professional Development

    by Jen Sper and Ken Tilger, School Music Specialists Professional development days/sessions can be of great benefit to educators – IF they are relevant and applicable to your subject area! We were honored to be invited to present sessions at... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.