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Romantic Variations on German Folk Tunes (Christoph Dalitz, 2011)

In these pieces, the romantic style of the 19th century is applied to German folk tunes. Both player and listeners will recognize many familiar gestures, which make the pieces fun to play. The six pieces are not only arranged in a tonal progression, but also in a historic progression, from the classical style of Sor and Mozart to the highly romantic style of Schumann.

The complete edition is available from It contains prefaces in German and English, which give explanations to all pieces.


Here I make one piece and the preface available for download so that you can get an impression of style and difficulty of the music. The entire volume is available from