Variations on a Theme of Chopin

Sergey Rachmaninov

Variations on a Theme of Chopin

Op. 22

About this work...

Based on Chopin's C minor Prelude, Opus 28/20, this is Rachmaninov's first published large-scale solo piano work. Overall, it is an elaborate and interesting work that exhibits a wide variety of mood and pianistic invention. The first eleven variations follow the form of the theme fairly closely, with a only a small am... read more