Chopin by Frederic Chopin
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By Frederic Chopin


Waltzes and Scherzos

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Chopin by Frederic Chopin

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Sparkling, graceful and tinged with an ineffable melancholy, Chopin s waltzes succeed in conveying an air of mystery while retaining their ballroom splendor. His scherzos are truly novel metamorphoses of the form tumultuous emotional outpourings that frequently attain tragic heights. Prepared by Carl Mikuli, Chopin's student and teaching assistant, this edition of these innovative works is particularly authoritative, reflecting Mikuli's knowledge and understanding of Chopin's music. This volume includes: Waltzes Op. 18 Op. 70, Nos. 1 3 Op. 34, Nos. 1 3 E Minor, (Op. posth.) Op. 42 E Major (Op. posth.) Op. 64, Nos. 1 3 Op. 69, Nos. 1 2 Scherzos Opp. 20, 31, 39, 54."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486243160
ISBN-10: 0486243168
Format: Paperback
(305mm x 235mm x 8mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1982
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Frederic Chopin

One of the great masters of Romanticism, Frederic Chopin (1810 49) was a former child prodigy pianist who wrote many technically demanding solo piano works and introduced major innovations to the sonata, waltz, nocturne, and other forms."

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