Goldberg Variations

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Uploaded on May 28, 2012

This new edition of Bach's Goldberg Variations is created by MuseScore lead developer Werner Schweer. The funds to create this work raised via the crowd funding site Kickstarter ( The edition has been refined through an open process of peer review and careful scrutiny from pianist Kimiko Ishizaka. You can listen and download her recording on

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Revision History
* Mar 8th 2017: Made compatible with MuseScore 2.1 by mike320 -
* Sept 18th 2015: Made compatible with MuseScore 2.0.2
* June 16th 2012: Revised edition (20+ fixes - )
* May 28th 2012: Release of the score

A special thanks to:
* All the people who funded this project
* All the people who helped with the public peer review of the score

The OpenGoldberg team
Werner Schweer, Nicolas Froment, Thomas Bonte
Robert Douglass, Kimiko Ishizaka, Anne-Marie Sylvestre

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Pages 58
Duration 01:05:12
Measures 990
Key signature 1 sharp
Parts 1
Part names Piano
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