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Waltz on a Theme by Alban Berg

Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:20 pm
by jbc444

I’m a composer and pianist from New Zealand and I’ve discovered much fantastic and rare music through this group so I wanted to share a free download of the sheet music for my “Waltz on a Theme of Alban Berg”.
It’s a short and relatively easy piece from my new album “Scenes Vol. 1” which is on iTunes here: ... 1098359719
Cullen - Waltz on a Theme by Alban Berg.pdf
The theme is from Berg’s Piano Sonata Op. 1. I love this sonata but whenever I hear the opening I imagine it turning into a simple waltz rather than a tortured expressionistic maze.
(I realise this may be sacrilege to some...)

You can hear my recording of this piece here: ... alban-berg

I will eventually offer sheet music for the whole album, and will post further pieces on here in future as well.

Thanks for trying it out!

Jeremy Cullen

Re: Waltz on a Theme by Alban Berg

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:53 am
by phikfy
Wow, this is beautiful and charming. Thanks for sharing and look forward to more from you.


Re: Waltz on a Theme by Alban Berg

Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:08 am
by jbc444
Thanks for the kind comment phikfy...there is plenty more, just need to find the time to do all the Sibelius software typesetting!