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|Work Title||The first 12 studies for the piano|
|Alternative. Title||Die ersten 12 Lectionen am Pianoforte (19th-century title)|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.125|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IAD 5|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1821??|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
The French title for this page should likely not be used; Diabelli published mostly in Vienna, and the 1931 Durand is not the work's first edition by a far sight.
Die ersten 12 Lectionen am Pianoforte was used in a 1889 collected edition (more recent, 1960s editions use "Lektionen", but generally closer to source is more trustworthy- for titles and for music- unless actual scholarly methods are used...)
A 1997 book (Edler, Mauser: "Gattungen der Musik für Tasteninstrumente") notes "Diabellis Ersten zwölf Lectionen (1821)" which if accurate and not quoted out of context gives either a composition or publication date...