Russian Folk Song : Beautiful Minka, Op. 107, No. 7
Theme - Thema from Variationen über ein russisches Volkslied, Op. 107, No. 7
This Russian Folk Song, Op. 107, No. 7, also known as Beautiful Minka, by Ludwig van Beethoven is in fact the theme of a set a variations entitled Variationen über ein russisches Volkslied, Op. 107, No. 7 [Variations on an Russian folk song].
The text of Beautiful Minka is about a Russian soldier's departure for war and the sorrow of his girlfriend. They vow to remain faithful to each other, and he promises to return as a hero.
This theme is appropriate for Grade 2 piano students.
Duration : 00:37
Source : Ludwig van Beethoven, Ten National Airs with Variations, Op. 107 [Variationen über Volkslieder].
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