Edition Peters


13 Ways of Looking at the Goldberg

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    1. Composers: David Del Tredici, Ralf Gothoni, Jennifer Higdon, Fred Hersch, Derek Bermel, Mischa Sarche Zupko, Lukas Foss, Curtis Curtis-Smith, Bright Sheng, Fred Lerdahl, William Bolcom, Stanley Walden, Johann Sebastian Bach
    2. Instrumentation: Piano
    3. ISMN: 979-030075467-3
    4. Size: 9.0 x 12.0 inches

    These 12 diverse new variations on the orignal Bach aria were commissioned by the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival for pianist Gilbert Kalish, who gave the first performance at the Festival on May 2, 2004 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

    'An interesting look at how different composers approach the same theme.' \--Clavier, September 2007

  • Contains the following pieces:
    1. Bach: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988 Aria)
    2. Curtis-Smith: Rube Goldberg Variation
    3. Higdon: The Gilmore Variation
    4. Zupko: Ghost Variation
    5. Walden: Fantasy Variation
    6. Sheng: Variation Fugato
    7. Bermel: Kontraphunktus
    8. Bach: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988 Variation 13)
    9. Del Tredici: My Goldberg (Gymnopedie)
    10. Lerdahl: Chasing Goldberg
    11. Bolcom: Yet Another Goldberg Variation (for left hand alone)
    12. L. Foss: Goldmore Variation
    13. Gothoni: Variation of Variation with Variation
    14. Hersch: Melancholy Menuet
    15. Bach: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988 Aria (reprise))