Novellette in F Op. 21 No. 1
Novellette in D Op. 21 No. 2
Novellette in D Op. 21 No. 5
Novellette in F# minor Op. 21 No. 8
33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli Op. 120
Schumann's Novelletten form the largest and the least known among Schumann's major piano cycles with the music clearly written in an exultant mood. In the second half we hear Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, a startlingly original masterpiece filled with power, wit and virtuosity.