Variations for Piano, op.13 (Variationen für Klavier op.13)
Year of composition 1949
Duration 7 minutes
World premiere 17. June 1949
Frankfurt on the Main · Hessischer Rundfunk
Piano Alexander Kaul
This is my first published piano piece. I wrote it still under the influence of the lessons which René Leibowitz had given at the Kranich stein vacation courses in 1947 and which helped my compositions to gain a greater structural strength and stylistic determination.
Hans Werner Henze