Anton Webern: Variations

Anton Webern: Variations for piano op. 27 | UE10881

This sheet music edition comprises Anton Webern's "Variations" for piano op. 27, composed in 1936.

Instrument:
for piano
Edition type:
sheet music
Composer:
Webern Anton
Theme:
Modern Music
Opus:
op. 27
  • UE10881
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2091-8
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-00160-4
  • 23.2 × 30.5 cm
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Contents – Variations for piano op. 27

  • Variation I - Sehr mäßig
  • Variation II - Sehr schnell
  • Variation III - Ruhig fließend

Description

Anton Webern's late instrumental works have always been admired as examples of a systematic, innovative application of twelve-tone technique. From our perspective today, however, the reliance on older models of form and movement-structure, though of course never intended by Webern as a form of "restoration," seems equally important. How closely these aspects are interrelated can be seen from the example of the "Variations for Piano", Op. 27, which were written in 1935/36. On the one hand, Webern has in this work to a certain extent carried Schoenberg's technique of "composition with twelve tones related only to one another" to its logical end in that he derived all of the musical themes "directly"- without the intermediate step of clearly delineated thematic figures and treatments thereof - from the abstract sequence of intervals of a basic tone row; for good reason it has been said that the process of variation has itself been made the subject of the composition. On the other hand, in

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Instrument:
for piano
Edition type:
sheet music
Composer:
Webern Anton
Theme:
Modern Music
Opus:
op. 27

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