Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op.24 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1862]. Plate 10448.
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Work Title Variations on a theme by Handel
Alternative. Title Variationen über ein Thema von Händel
Name Translations Variations et fugue sur un thème de Haendel; Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel; ヘンデルの主題による変奏曲とフーガ; Variaciones y fuga sobre un tema de Händel; Variasjoner og fuge over et tema av Händel; Variazioni e Fuga su un tema di Händel; Variacions i fuga sobre un tema de Händel; Variace a fuga na Händelovo téma
Name Aliases Variations et fugue sur un thème de Haendel op 24 (Johannes Brahms); Variations et fugue sur un thème de Haendel (Brahms); Variations et fugue sur un thème de haendel; Variations et fugue sur un theme de Haendel; Variaciones Handel (Brahms); Variaciones y fuga sobre un tema de Handel; Variationen und Fuge über ein Thema von Händel; Variationen und Fuge B-Dur
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 301773233; GND: 300027354; BNF: 14822019d
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 144
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 27 sections
  1. Aria
  2. Variation 1
  3. Variation 2. Animato
  4. Variation 3. Dolce
  5. Variation 4. Risoluto
  6. Variation 5. Espressivo
  7. Variation 6
  8. Variation 7. Con vivacita
  9. Variation 8
  10. Variation 9. Poco sostenuto
  11. Variation 10. Energico
  12. Variation 11. Dolce
  13. Variation 12. Soave
  14. Variation 13. Largamente, ma non più
  15. Variation 14. Sciolto
  16. Variation 15
  17. Variation 16. Ma marcato
  18. Variation 17. Più mosso
  19. Variation 18. Grazioso
  20. Variation 19. Leggiero und vivace
  21. Variation 20. Legato
  22. Variation 21. Dolce
  23. Variation 22
  24. Variation 23. Vivace e staccato
  25. Variation 24
  26. Variation 25
  27. Fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1861
First Performance. 1861-12-07 in Hamburg. Clara Schumann, piano
First Publication. 1862 (July) Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, Plate 10448
Average DurationAvg. Duration 27 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
Related Works Based on the theme of the third movement of the Suite in B-flat major, HWV 434, by George Frideric Handel
External Links Wikipedia article
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