: beethoven "woo 80"
||Vienna: Bureau des Arts et d'Industrie, n.d. Plate 545.
||Thirty-two variations in C minor on an original theme
||Beethoven, Ludwig van
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RISM 454001674 (copy in ms, possibly by Johann Vitzthum, ca 1769-1833, at Metten)
All Music Guide
Cedric Thorpe-Davie (I think) in Musical Structure and Design describes this work (paraphrasing) as something very like a chaconne/passacaglia, one of the few he knows of from this period (late Classical/early Romantic - not many in the middle Classical period either, I suppose, that I know of). - Schissel