Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op.24 Piano Solo
Urtext edition based on all known sources and the latest musicological findings
With optimum page turns
Informative foreword (Ger/Eng) and Critical Commentary (Eng)
Includes fingering and suggestions on performance practice (Ger/Eng)
Christian Kn is a pianist with a deep understanding of Brahms&rsquo: piano music. Now he has edited a new Urtext edition of Brahms&rsquo: Variations (1861) on an eight-bar theme from Handel&rsquo:s Keyboard Suite No. 1 (Suite de pies de Clavecin, Vol. 2).
Kn has drawn on every available source and incorporated the most recent musicological discoveries. With his fingering, a well-presented layout and optimum page turns, the volume meets all the demands of a practical performing edition. A detailed foreword illuminates the work&rsquo:s genesis and sources while presenting valuable information on contemporary performance practice.
This scholarly-critical edition of the Handel Variations adds a central work to Benreiter&rsquo:s comprehensive series of Brahms&rsquo: piano music in Urtext editions.