Variations on the name Abegg

Robert Schumann

Variations on the name Abegg in F major

Op. 1

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Robert Schumann's Abegg Variations (the Variations on the name "Abegg" for piano, Op. 1), despite the implications of the attached opus number, were neither his first composition nor, truth be told, his first explorations of variation form: prior to completing Op.1 in 1830 he had composed no fewer than eight polonaises... read more