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A Triumphant Achievement

Diabelli variations by
Beethoven and others -
enjoyed by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... deft conjuring tricks ...'

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations - Andreas Staier. © 2012 harmonia mundi sa

This is a joyous CD. Not only are there Beethoven's thirty-three variations on Diabelli's commonplace little waltz, but also contributions by ten other composers, including the youthful Liszt, Mozart's son, and Schubert, on the same theme. To complete the package, Andreas Staier has made some introductory music of his own. Diabelli certainly has here more than he ever bargained for...

Copyright © 12 June 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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BEETHOVEN: DIABELLI VARIATIONS - ANDREAS STAIER

ANTON DIABELLI

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FRANZ LISZT

FRANZ SCHUBERT

HARMONIA MUNDI

AUSTRIA

GERMANY

PIANO MUSIC

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