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Fauré: Theme and Variations, Op. 73

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  • Composer: Gabriel Fauré
  • Editor: Peter Jost
  • Fingering: Klaus Schilde
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • Work: Theme and Variations, Op. 73
  • ISMN: 9790201807454
  • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
  • Pages: 21
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


This vibrant set of variations was premiered in London's St James Hall on December 10, 1896 and appeared in print the following year in Paris and London. No. autographs or manuscript copies of it have survived. Théme et Variations pays homage to the German tradition, taking Robert Schumann's Symphonic Etudes in particular as a model for its form and rhythmic vitality.