8 Variations on "Ein Weib ist das herrlichste Ding", K.613 (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)




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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Artaria, n.d.[1791]. Plate 341.
Misc. Notes Date of publication confirmed from Neue Mozart-Ausgabe report (see link below). (Indeed, publication mentioned 4 June 1791 in the Wiener Zeitung, notes the report.)
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Editor Series XXI editors (exact editor not specified)
Otto Goldschmidt, Joseph Joachim, Carl Reinecke
Ernst Rudorff, Paul Waldersee
Publisher. Info. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts Werke, Serie XXI:
Variationen für das Pianoforte, No.15
(pp.2-11 (108-117))
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1878. Plate W.A.M. 613.
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Editor Kurt von Fischer (1913–2003)
Publisher. Info. Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, Serie IX, Werkgruppe 26,
Variationen für Klavier
[NMA IX/26] (pp.132-46)
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1961. Plate BA 4525.
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See: Variations pour le Piano (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus) for the Köhler/Winkler edition published by Henry Litolff.

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos 4 hands (Rheinberger)

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Arranger Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d.(ca.1894). Plate F.E.C.L. 4622.
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General Information

Work Title 8 Variations on "Ein Weib ist das herrlichste Ding"
Alternative. Title Variations on a theme from the Singspiel "Der Dumme Gärtner" (by Schack?)
Composer Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K.613
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1791 March to April, Vienna
First Publication. 1791 – Vienna: Artaria (by June)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation piano
External Links NMA score
NMA report (German)

Misc. Comments

As noted above, composition dates from Mozart's own workbook, publication date of first edition from a notice in the Wiener Zeitung.