Kultaselle Variations, BV 237 (1889)
Like Alwin Schroeder, pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni had arrived in Boston in the fall of 1891, where Busoni had been appointed a piano instructor at the New England Conservatory. The Kultaselle Variations on a Finnish folk song had been composed while Busoni was teaching in Helsinki. Schroeder and Busoni's performance of the work on Schroeder's April 8, 1892 Boston recital in a likely US premiere. As with the Brahms Op. 99 sonata and the Bruch Canzone, Schroeder seems to have given no further performances of these variations.