The Viennese forerunners of the “Diabelli Project”

Buurman, E. (2014) The Viennese forerunners of the “Diabelli Project”. Arietta, 8. pp. 21-28. ISSN 1465-9387.

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Abstract

Beethoven's 'Diabelli' variations, op. 120, were advertised in 1823 as a 'serious' work, even though variations tended to be considered a 'light' genre. The division between repertoire for Kenner and Liebhaber (for connoisseurs and amateurs) in 1800 Vienna is discussed and works that can be considered as forerunners of Beethoven's work are described, including 36 keyboard variations (1648) on a theme by Emperor Ferdinand III by Wolfgang Ebner, published in the series Museum für Klaviermusik by Sigmund Anton Steiner, between 1817 and 1826

Item Type: Article
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature on music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature on music > ML0159 History and criticism
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Music and Performing Arts
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Depositing User: Erica Buurman
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2016 12:32
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2016 12:32
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/14791

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