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Letter Variations
for solo piano

Work no. 77


    Any number of these variations may be performed in any sequence. The catch is that the more variations you choose for your performance, the harder they will be to play. A small grouping can be played as written. A larger one will require some changes to dynamics and tempi, otherwise certain variations will not fit in. Performing the entire piece forces the pianist to be creative and go against the score in at least a few of the variations in order to create a coherent sequence.

    The manuscript was completed in 2008, but the piece underwent considerable revisions for the digital edition, which was done in 2016 for the premiere performance by Timur Ismagilov. A video of that performance is available below.

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