A Conversation for The BACH Theme

Early Romantics?

Post 1

hwan-macinter

When did Chopin and Schumann use the theme? I am aware that Carnaval is based on various permatations of AS[Es=Eb]CH SCHA and As[=Ab]CH as various puns on Asch, the village in Bohemia where Clara Schumann née Wieck (Schumann's wife) grew up, and SCHumAnn. Also that The op.1 variations are based on AB[b]EGG. I am not aware of uses of the BACH theme by these two composers, however.


Early Romantics?

Post 2

Gnomon - time to move on

There's a long list of works featuring the BACH theme at Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bach_motif


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