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‘Goldberg’ Variations


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30 variations on an orig. theme for 2‐manual hpd., by Bach. Nickname arose from story, now thought to be untrue, that they were commissioned by the Russ. ambassador to Saxony, Count Keyserlingk, for J. G. T. Goldberg to play. Bach gave Goldberg a copy of the work.

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