Learning Exercise

Goldberg Variations: Module 3

Listening to the Goldberg Variations: first listening module (of three).


"Bach to School" is open-content curriculum that threads its way through four summative works of J. S. Bach. Designed... see more


  1. Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 3: http://bach.nau.edu/goldberg/gbSCHOOL.html.
  2. Listen to the variations listed under TOPICS (below).
  3. Click the "Cuepoints" menu and read about each variation, paying special attention to the animation of each canon.


  • The Aria & Variations 1-2
  • Variations 3-7
  • Variations 8-11
  • Variatiions 12-13



  1. Answer the ten questions at:
  2. Enter your name and instructor's email at the top of the page and then click the "Send to Instructor" button.