Variations, Op.6 (Raff, Joachim)

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1878 Version

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1878].
Reprinted Joachim Raff. Pianoforte-Werke zu 2 Händen, 3 vols.
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1886]. Plate V.A. 563.
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General Information

Work Title Variations
Alternative. Title Fantaisie et Variations brillantes: Morceau Instructif
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.6
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 148
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below:
  • Fantaisie et Variations brillantes: Morceau Instructif (1843)
Introduction, Theme, 5 variations, Finale
  • Variations (1878)
Theme, 17 variations, Finale (Fuga)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1843 (first version), 1878 (second version)
First Publication. 1844 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (1843 version)
1878 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel (1878 version).
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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As with Raff's Op.2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 12, and 14 the second versions actually represent new compositions ("Nouvelles Edition, entièrement transformée" as listed in Hofmeister's catalog). See external link and the Joachim Raff Society's Catalog for more information.

Publication first announced in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1844), p.134.