|Variations Assignment||Music Composition Assignments William Wieland|
Together we will choose or create a theme. Please write 3 short variations on that theme which we can listen to in class.
Listening Component (as time allows)|
Bach Goldberg Variations (Aria and 30 variations)
Beethoven Diabelli Variations (Veränderungen über einen Walzer, Op.120) (Waltz and 33 variations)
The Diabelli Variations - Wikipedia article highlights the very high praise given this work.
Frederic Rzewski The People United Will Never be Defeated!
Ursula Oppens Performance (Be certain to listen to the following:)