Mozart's Variations Ah, vous dirai-je, maman!
Patrín García-Barredo, piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variations in C major "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman!"
During his stay in Paris, Mozart composed four series of variations, including these Twelve Variations on the theme “Ah!, vous dirai-je, mamam!”. Based on a very popular children’s song, they were published in Vienna in 1785 and their popularity spread rapidly. Mozart exploits a simple theme very imaginatively, giving the work an almost dramaturgical nature.
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