Variationen über ein Thema von Beethoven
by Gustav Merkel, reprint of 1868 Forberg edition
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy, acid-free paper. 16 pages. Merkel based these variations on the Andante
from Beethoven’s Piano Sonata 30 in E Major, Opus 109, written in 1820. All markings are original. Highest quality guaranteed.
Size of music is 10.5" x 13.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
Gustav Merkel (1827-1885) was born in Dresden, Saxony.
He studied briefly with Schumann and followed a strict Germanic composition style which was the main building block for many 19th century
American organists to receive training in Germany. He taught at the Dresden Conservatory and served as a church organist. Moderate.