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10 Variations on Unser dummer Pobel KV 455

Piano Solo

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Piano solo - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Piano Solo. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Edited by Ewald Zimmermann. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music. Henle Music Folios. Pages: 13. Classical. Softcover. G. Henle #HN189. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480189).

Item Number: HL.51480189

9.25x12.25 inches.

It is said that in a recital given on 23 March 1783 with the celebrated composer Christoph Willibald Gluck most likely in attendance, Mozart improvised variations on the song 'Unser dummer Pobel meint' from Gluck's Singspiel Die Pilgrime von Mekka. He later put them to paper and had them printed three years later. It is quite possibly Christoph Willibald Gluck's celebrity that was responsible for K. 455 being one of Mozart's musically most demanding variation cycles.

About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

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