Variations Caractéristiques sur un Thème Arabe de F. Burgmüller, Op.137 (Herz, Henri)


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Publisher. Info. Paris: Colombier, n.d.[1844].
Reprinted New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1993.
Misc. Notes Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France  1e série, 33e année (47e de la collection), Nº 21, 25 Mai 1844, p.264, r.46.
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General Information

Work Title Variations Caractéristiques sur un Thème Arabe (Pas de L'Abeille, de La Péri) de F. Burgmüller
Alternative. Title
Composer Herz, Henri
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.137
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 (Introduction, Theme, 4 Variations and Finale)
  • Introduction: All'.' moderato (= 76. A major)
  • Thème Arabe: Andantino (= 104. A minor)
  • Var.1: Un poco più mosso (= 138)
  • Var.2: Risoluto (= 112)
  • Var.3: Brillante (= 108)
  • Var.4: Larghetto con molt' espressione (Eighth-note.png = 84. F major)
  • Finale: Tempo di Polacca ma molto moderato (= 96. A minor) - In tempo e con brio (A major) - Animato
First Publication. 1844
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano
Related Works Pas de l'Abeille from La Péri by Friedrich Burgmüller

Misc. Comments

The first, unreprinted, edition (I think), has been digitized/uploaded by BNF here.