6. Memorizing Webern´s Variations Op.27 for piano: from analysis to cognition
Abstract: This article deals with a two-pianist case study involving the learning and memorization of an atonal work - Variations Op.27 for piano by Webern. An analysis of the work was used as a tool to develop cognitive elements in performance and musical undersatnding. It also discusses musical memory according to Sloboda’s viewpoint.
Keywords: music memorization, atonal music, Variation Op.27, piano, Anton Webern, musical analysis.