Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, Variatio 4 a 1 Clavier

Classical Music

06-12-2021 • 1 min

The Goldberg Variations, BWV. 988, are a set of 30 variations for harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach. First published in 1741 as the fourth in a series Bach called Clavier-Übung, "keyboard practice", the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form. It is named after Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, who may have been the first performer.