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
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKY 8
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.
This item, which is in the public domain in its country of origin, is likewise in the public domain in countries which apply the rule of the shorter term. All EU countries apply the rule of the shorter term in general.
Note that in some cases this rule may be overridden by a treaty with the source country (especially the United States) and/or may not apply to works which fell into the public domain in their source country due to a failure to renew copyright or comply with other formalities.
Dedication to my beloved mother (Yamada Hisa ; 山田 久)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano
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External Links PTNA Piano Encyclopedia (Japanese)