Kakadu Variations

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Kakadu Variations. Variations on ‘Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu’ for pf. trio, Op.121a, by Beethoven, probably comp. in 1798 but not pubd. until 1824. Song is by Wenzel Müller from mus. play Die Schwestern von Prag (The Sisters from Prague) (1794). Kakadu is Ger. for cockatoo, but in this case refers to a character in the play.