Theme and Variations (Yamada, Kōsaku)


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Publisher. Info. New York: Composers' Music Corporation, 1919. Plate C.M.C. 131.
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Work Title Theme and Variations
Alternative. Title 主題と変奏, 母に捧げる更衣曲
Composer Yamada, Kōsaku
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 (Theme and 10 variations)
  • Theme: Andante religioso (C major)
  • Var.1: Piangevolmente, ma non molto lento
  • Var.2: Allegro facile con amabilita
  • Var.3: Allegro moderato energico ma non troppo
  • Var.4: Andante tenero
  • Var.5: Allegro con fuoco
  • Var.6: Lento quasi Andante funerale (C minor)
  • Var.7: Allegretto capricciosamente
  • Var.8: Allegro vivace Scorrendo
  • Var.9
  • Var.10: Maestoso e religioso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912-12-24 – 1915-02-05
First Performance. 1916-01-30 in Tokyo, Kazoku Kaikan. Paul Scholz (piano)
First Publication. 1915 – Ongaku Vol.6 No.7, Tokyo: Tokyo Music School
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in EU and other 70 pma territories.
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Dedication to my beloved mother (Yamada Hisa ; 山田 久)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano
Related Works Hymn: Holy Ghost, With Light Divine (Mercy), arranged by Edwin Pond Parker (1836–1925), after The Last Hope, Op.16, by Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829–1869)
External Links PTNA Piano Encyclopedia (Japanese)