1. J. S. Bach. Goldberg-Variationen. BWV mit verschiedenen Veränderungen für Cembalo mit 2 Manualen. (Goldberg-Variationen). ARIA. Stream Bach: Variazioni Goldberg by Sergio Vartolo and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with Amazon Music Unlimited. Exclusive discount for. Johann Sebastian Bach. Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV (BC L9). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements .

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The soprano voice enters in bar 9, but only keeps the first two bars of the subject intact, variaioni the rest. Goldberg Variations for String Trio.

Variatio goldnerg a 2 Clav. Extract viewable on line at Google Books: It consists of a slow prelude with dotted rhythms with a following fugue-like contrapuntal section. On the title page, Bach specified that the work was intended for harpsichord.

Some restoration done on title-page. Wanda Landowska famously described this variation as “the black pearl” of the Goldberg Variations.

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Underneath the rapid arabesques, this variation is basically a sarabande.

Variatio 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. Scholars at the end of the twentieth century were still debating the exact details of the work’s origin, but many accept that J. Throughout the piece, the melody is in one voice, and in bars 16 and 24 an interesting effect is produced by the use of an additional voice. Variatio 24 a 1 Clav. Variatio 10 a 1 Clav. They are named after Johann Gottlieb Goldbergwho may bah been the first performer. Most bars feature either a distinctive pattern of eleven sixteenth notes and a sixteenth rest, or ten sixteenth notes and a single eighth note.


This is a simple three-part contrapuntal piece in 2 4 time, two voices engage in constant motivic interplay over an incessant bass line. Bach’s Keyboard Musicp. The sixth variation is a canon at the second: Performers Alcibiade Minel, piano. Variatio 18 a 1 Clav. Following this is a section with both hands playing in contrary motion in a melodic contour marked by sixteenth notes bars 9— Keyboard exercise, consisting of an ARIA with diverse variations for harpsichord with two manuals.

By using this site, you agree voldberg the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. See discussion page for list of hand-written additions. Introspection Late Night Partying. Editor Carl Ferdinand Becker — His job was to perform for Count Keyserkingk, a chronic insomniac who needed music to lull him to sleep. Variatio 15 a 1 Clav. Variatio 23 a 2 Clav.

Goldberg-Variationen, BWV 988 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Quodlibet Aria da Capo First Pub lication. Williams writes that the work’s “elusive beauty The lack of dedication on the title page also makes the tale of the commission unlikely. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat The exposition takes up the whole first section of this variation pictured. Naxos Javascript not variaziooni. Glenn Gould in Salzburg. It is in 3 4 time and usually played at a moderately fast tempo.

The Italian type of hand-crossing such as is frequently found in the sonatas of Scarlatti is employed here, with one hand constantly moving back and forth between high and low registers while the other hand stays in the middle of the keyboard, playing the fast passages.

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This pattern is repeated during bars 5—8, only with the left hand imitating the right one, and the scales are ascending, not descending. Like the passepieda Baroque dance movement, this variation is in 3 8 time with a preponderance of quaver rhythms.


Variation 27 is the last canon of the piece, at the gopdberg and in 6 8 time. Goldberg Variations [Includes Catalog]. Editor Leonid Roizman — The New York Times. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3. Music from Honduras, Vol.

Williams writes that “the beauty and dark passion of this variation make it unquestionably the emotional high point of the work”, and Glenn Gould said that “the appearance of this wistful, weary cantilena is a master-stroke of psychology. Inwhen scholars discovered Bach’s own copy of the first printing of the Goldberg Variationsthey noted that over this variation Bach had added the heading al tempo di Giga.

The edition contains various printing errors. If we leave aside the initial and final material of the work specifically, the Aria, the first two variations, the Quodlibet, and the aria da capothe remaining material is arranged as follows. Forkel’s anecdote which is likely to be true, given that he was able to interview Bach’s sonssuggests fairly clearly that Bach meant the Quodlibet to be a joke. Goldberg Variations; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue.

Specified for two manuals, it is largely made up of various scale passages, arpeggios and trills, and features much hand-crossing of different kinds.