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Another recording for the Beethoven Centenary, perhaps reconciling many critics to Gould’s reading of the Appassionata. The Eroica Variations op. 35 is another of those works that exist in several recordings with vastly different tempos. This studio production took a grand total of ten years, from June 1960 to July 1970, to reach completion!

Beethoven: Variations for Piano

Released: 1970

    Disc 1

  1. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Tema. Allegretto; Var. I; Var. II
  2. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. III; Var IV; Var. V
  3. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. VI; Var. VII; Var. VIII
  4. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. IX. Espressivo; Var. X; Var. XI
  5. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XII. Maggiore; Var. XIII; Var. XIV
  6. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XV; Var. XVI
  7. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XVII. Minore; Var. XVIII
  8. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XIX; Var. XX; Var. XXI
  9. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XXII; Var. XXIII; Var. XXIV
  10. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XXV Leggiermente; Var. XXVI; Var. XXVII; Var. XXVIII
  11. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XXIX; Var. XXX
  12. 32 Variations in C minor for Piano on an original theme, WoO 80: Var. XXXI; Var. XXXII
  13. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Tema. Adagio
  14. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. I
  15. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. II. Allegro, ma non troppo
  16. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. III. Allegretto
  17. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. IV. Tempo di Minuetto
  18. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. V. Marcia. Allegretto
  19. Six Variations in F Major for Piano, Op. 34: Var. VI. Allegretto - Coda - Adagio molto
  20. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Introduzione col Basso del Tema. Allegretto vivace; a due - Poco adagio - Tempo I; a tre. - adagio - Tempo I; a quattro - Tema
  21. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. I
  22. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. II - Presto - Tempo I
  23. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. III
  24. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. IV
  25. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. V
  26. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. VI
  27. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. VII. Canone all'ottava
  28. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. VIII
  29. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. IX
  30. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. X
  31. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. XI
  32. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. XII
  33. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. XIII
  34. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. XIV. Minore
  35. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Var. XV. Maggiore. Largo
  36. 15 Variations with Fugue in E-Flat Major Op. 35 "Eroica": Finale Alla Fuga. Allegro con brio - Adagio - Andante con moto