Variations on a Hungarian Song, Op.21 No.2 (Brahms, Johannes)




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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1862]. Plates 6203-6204.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 13:
Sonaten und Variationen für Klavier zu zwei Händen

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General Information

Work Title Variations on a Hungarian Song
Alternative. Title Variationen über ein ungarisches Lied
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21 No.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 145
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 sections
  1. Thema. Allegro (D major)
  2. Variation 1 (D minor)
  3. Variation 2 (D minor)
  4. Variation 3 (D minor)
  5. Variation 4 (D minor)
  6. Variation 5. Con espressione (D minor)
  7. Variation 6 (D minor)
  8. Variation 7. Poco più lento (D major)
  9. Variation 8. (D major)
  10. Variation 9. Dolce (D major)
  11. Variation 10. Legato, dolce (D major)
  12. Variation 11. Dolce (D major)
  13. Variation 12. Espressivo (D major)
  14. Variation 13. Con forza (D major)
    Allegro (il doppio Movimento) (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1853–56 ca.
First Performance. 1874-03-25
London: Crystal Palace. Florence May, piano
First Publication. 1862 (March) Bonn: N. Simrock, Plate 6204.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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