Variations brillantes, Op.112 (Pixis, Johann Peter)

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Morel (2007/10/17)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Unidentified Publisher, n.d.(ca.1830). Plate 2774.
Misc. Notes Could be the Pleyel edition.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos

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Caprotti (2012/5/9)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Simon Richault, n.d.(1838). Plate 6916.R.
Misc. Notes The BDH catalog notes that Liszt contributed the "point d'orgue" - meaning cadenza over an ostinato? - to their copy of this work, which they've digitized.
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General Information

Work Title Variations brillantes
Alternative. Title Variations brillantes sur un thême original : pour deux pianofortes : dedieés à Mademoiselle Sofie Medici des Marquis de Marignano (title of 2-piano arrangement)
Composer Pixis, Johann Peter
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.112
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJP 19
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement, 6 sections (Introduction (Andante maestoso) - Theme (Tempo di marcia) - 3 variations and Finale)
First Publication. 1830 (Pleyel) or earlier
  • Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 19e année (33e de la collection), Nº 15, 10 avril 1830, p.240, r.66.
Dedication aux demoiselles Augusta et Honorina Cadogan; Sophie Medici Marquis de Marignano (for 2-piano arrangement)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano 4 hands