Chopin's compositions

Rondo Opus 1 in C Minor

1 part16 pages07:534 years ago3,410 views
Piano
The Rondo in C Minor, Opus 1, for solo piano is Chopin's first published work, published in 1825, and dedicated to “Madame de Linde”, a family friend with whom Chopin played duets. The piece contains an “unorthodox (but entirely logical) tonal scheme”. The first phase begins in C Minor, moving
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Sonata No. 1, 1st Movement

1 part13 pages09:536 years ago3,142 views
The Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4 by Frédéric Chopin was written by the composer in 1828 (probably begun around July). It was written during Chopin's time as a student with Józef Elsner, to whom the sonata is dedicated. Despite having an opus number, the sonata was not published until 18
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Sonata No. 1, 2nd Movement

1 part3 pages04:046 years ago1,799 views
The Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Opus. 4 by Frédéric Chopin was written by the composer in 1828 (probably begun around July). It was written during Chopin's time as a student with Józef Elsner, to whom the sonata is dedicated. Despite having an opus number, the sonata was not published until 18
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Sonata No. 1, 3rd Movement

1 part3 pages03:016 years ago1,617 views
The Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4 by Frédéric Chopin was written by the composer in 1828 (probably begun around July). It was written during Chopin's time as a student with Józef Elsner, to whom the sonata is dedicated. Despite having an opus number, the sonata was not published until 18
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Sonata No. 1, 4th Movement

1 part17 pages06:136 years ago2,150 views
Piano
The Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4 by Frédéric Chopin was written by the composer in 1828 (probably begun around July). It was written during Chopin's time as a student with Józef Elsner, to whom the sonata is dedicated. Despite having an opus number, the sonata was not published until 18
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Mazurka Opus 7 No. 1 in B♭ Major

1 part3 pages02:095 years ago4,222 views
Opus 7 is a set of five mazurkas by Frédéric Chopin. The mazurkas were written in 1830 – 1832. A typical performance of all five mazurkas takes about eleven minutes and 20 seconds.

The first mazurka, sometimes also known as Mazurka No. 5, is in B♭ major. The tempo is marked Vivace and is perha
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Mazurka Opus 7 No. 5 in C Major

1 part1 page00:404 years ago1,460 views
Piano
Opus 7 is a set of five mazurkas by Frédéric Chopin. The mazurkas were written in 1830 – 1832. A typical performance of all five mazurkas takes about eleven minutes and 20 seconds.

Opus 7 No. 5 is in C major, and is the shortest of the five in this opus, taking less than a minute to perform. It
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Nocturne Opus 9 No. 1 in B♭ Minor

1 part6 pages05:175 years ago19,534 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 9 are a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1832 and dedicated to Madame Camille Pleyel. The work was published in 1832.

This nocturne has a rhythmic freedom that came to characterise Chopin's later work. The left hand has an unbroken sequence o
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Nocturne Opus 9 No. 2 in E♭ Major

1 part4 pages03:256 years ago84,796 views
Piano
The Nocturnes, Opus 9 No. 2 is written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1832 and dedicated to Madame Camille Pleyel. The work was published in 1833.

Chopin composed his popular Nocturne in E♭ major, Opus 9, No. 2 when he was about twenty. Like much of Chopin's music, this nocturne is
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Nocturne Opus 9 No. 3 in B Major

1 part8 pages05:165 years ago5,462 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 9 are a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1832 and dedicated to Madame Camille Pleyel. The work was published in 1832.

Nocturne Opus 9 No. 3 is in the ternary form A-B-A. The first section is set to allegretto. The main theme is chromatic, b
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Étude Opus 10 No. 1 in C Major

1 part7 pages01:505 years ago6,570 views
Étude Op. 10, No. 1 in C major is a study for solo piano composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1829. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England as the first piece of his Études Op. 10. This study in reach and arpeggios focuses on stretching the fingers of the right hand. The American mus
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Étude Opus 10 No. 2 in A Minor

1 part5 pages01:236 years ago4,162 views
Étude Opus 10, No. 2, in A minor, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin for the piano. Composed in 1829 it was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England This étude is an exercise in developing the independence of the weaker fingers of the right hand by playing rapid chromatic sca
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Étude Opus 10 No. 3 in E Major

1 part5 pages03:426 years ago31,460 views
Étude Opus 10 No. 3, in E major, is a study for solo piano composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1832. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany and England as the third piece of his Études Opus 10. This is a slow cantabile study for polyphonic and legato playing. Chopin himself believed the melody to
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Étude Opus 10 No. 4 in C♯ Minor

1 part8 pages01:546 years ago17,734 views
Étude Op. 10, No. 4, in C-sharp minor, is a study for solo piano composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1830. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England as the fourth piece of his Études Opus 10. This passionate study, a very fast Presto con fuoco, features continuous sixteenth notes (se
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Étude Opus 10 No. 5 in G♭ Major

1 part5 pages01:315 years ago15,142 views
Étude Op. 10, No. 5, in G♭ major, is a study for solo piano composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1830. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England as the fifth piece of his Études Opus 10. This work is characterized by the rapid triplet figuration played by the right hand exclusively on bl
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Étude Opus 10 No. 8 in F Major

1 part8 pages02:104 years ago2,427 views
Étude Opus 10 No. 8 in F major is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin. It has been nicknamed the “Sunshine” étude. This work follows on from No. 7 as being primarily another work concerned with counterpoint. In this case, however, the principal melody is in the left hand, the secondary being e
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Étude Opus 10 No. 9 in F Minor

1 part4 pages01:335 years ago4,663 views
Étude Opus 10, No. 9, in F minor, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1829. This étude is part of the twelve studies which belong to Opus 10.

This work is very subtle in what it sets out to teach any pianist. On a technical level, it is an exercise in legato playing of arpeggios wit
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Étude Opus 10 No. 11 in E♭ Major

1 part4 pages02:175 years ago1,839 views
Étude Opus 10, No. 11, in E♭ Major, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin. It is sometimes given the titles Arpeggio-Study, and Guitar-Study. The chief difficulty addressed in this piece is the performance of extended arpeggiated chords. Throughout, the hands are required to stretch intervals as l
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Étude Opus 10 No. 12 in C Minor

1 part7 pages02:076 years ago30,848 views
Piano
Étude Op. 10, No. 12 in C minor, known as the Revolutionary Étude or the Étude on the Bombardment of Warsaw, is a solo piano work by Frédéric Chopin written circa 1831, and the last in his first set, Etudes Op.10, dedicated "à son ami Franz Liszt" ("to his friend Franz Liszt").

The 12th
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Nocturne Opus 15 No. 1 in F Major

1 part5 pages03:165 years ago4,683 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 15 are a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1833. The work was published in January 1834, and was dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller. The third nocturne of the set, in G minor, is one of Chopin's most famous. Its playability has made it a favourite a
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Nocturne Opus 15 No. 2 in F♯ Major

1 part4 pages02:455 years ago4,614 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 15 are a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1833. The work was published in January 1834, and was dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller. The third nocturne of the set, in G minor, is one of Chopin's most famous. Its playability has made it a favourite a
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Nocturne Opus 15 No. 3 in G Minor

1 part4 pages04:105 years ago10,774 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 15 are a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1833. The work was published in January 1834, and was dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller. The third nocturne of the set, in G minor, is one of Chopin's most famous. Its playability has made it a favourite a
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Waltz Opus 18 in E♭ Major, “Grande Valse brillante”

1 part9 pages05:155 years ago20,814 views
The “Grande Valse brillante” in E♭ Major, Opus 18, was composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1833 and published in 1834. This was his first published waltz composition for solo piano, although prior to 1834 he had written at least sixteen waltzes that were either destroyed or eventually published posthumously.

Chopin also ga
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Scherzo No. 1 Opus 20 in B Minor

1 part17 pages08:539 months ago1,642 views
Piano
The Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Opus 20, is a composition for solo piano written by Frédéric Chopin between 1831 and 1832 and dedicated to Thomas Albrecht. The piece begins with the tempo marking Presto con fuoco. The piece is dark, dramatic, and lively. It is complex and considered to be one of Chopin's m
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Ballade No. 1 Opus 23 in G Minor

1 part15 pages08:495 years ago56,593 views
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Opus 23, composed in 1831 during the composer's early years in Vienna, was a reflection about his loneliness in the city far away from home, where a war was happening against the Russian Empire's oppression. Once finished, it wasn't published until his move to
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Étude Opus 25 No. 1 in A♭ Major

1 part5 pages02:066 years ago7,883 views
Étude Op. 25, No. 1 in A♭ major is a solo piano work composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1836, and published in 1837. Its romanticized names are “Aeolian Harp”, for Schumann's description of it, and “The Shepherd Boy”, for Chopin's advice to a pupil to picture a shepherd boy refuging in a grotto
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Étude Opus 25 No. 2 in F Minor

1 part5 pages01:205 years ago8,969 views
Étude Opus 25, No. 2, in F minor, is an étude composed by Frédéric Chopin. It is based on a polyrhythm, with pairs of eighth-note (quaver) triplets in the right hand against quarter-note (crotchet) triplets in the left. The étude is sometimes known as “The Bees”.

Étude Opus 25 No. 3 in F Major

1 part5 pages01:355 years ago2,105 views
Étude Opus 25, No. 3, in F major, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1836. The romanticized nickname of this piece (not given by Chopin, who thought that idea was repulsive) is “The Horseman” or “The Knight”, probably because of its “galloping” style. It is mostly a study in rhythm. The
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Étude Opus 25 No. 4 in A Minor

1 part4 pages01:405 years ago1,651 views
Étude Opus 25, No. 4 in A minor is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin. It is marked Agitato at the head. The technique explored in this piece is the performance of off-beat staccato chords set against a regular on-beat bass. This is an example of syncopation. The left hand leaps intervals of
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Étude Opus 25 No. 5 in E Minor

1 part6 pages02:415 years ago60,766 views
Étude Opus 25 No. 5 in E Minor, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1837. Marking a serious departure in the expected technique developed previously, Chopin wrote this étude with a series of quick, dissonant minor seconds. The effect has earned the étude the nickname “Wrong Note”.

After the firs
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Étude Opus 25 No. 9 in G♭ Major

1 part3 pages00:555 years ago5,276 views
Piano
Étude Opus 25, No. 9 in G♭ major, known as the “Butterfly Étude”, is an étude by Frédéric Chopin. The title “Butterfly” was not given by Chopin (as is true for all Chopin pieces with such titles); however Arthur Friedheim said, “while some titles were superfluous, this one is inadequate”.

Étude Opus 25, No. 9 is a
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Étude Opus 25 No. 10 in B Minor

1 part6 pages03:065 years ago3,179 views
Étude Op. 25, No. 10 in B minor is a solo piano study in B minor, composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1835.

Étude Op. 25, No. 10 features many unique aspects not present in most Chopin's études, including a significant and distinctive ternary form. The first theme is presented as a series of e
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Étude Opus 25 No. 11, “Winter Wind” in A Minor

1 part10 pages03:146 years ago96,286 views
Étude Op. 25, No. 11, in A minor, is a solo piano technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1836. It was first published together with all études of Opus 25 in 1837, in France, Germany, and England. The first French edition indicates a common time time signature, but the manuscript and the first Ger
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Étude Opus 25 No. 12 in C Minor

1 part7 pages02:076 years ago8,238 views
Étude Opus 25, No. 12 in C minor is the last of Frédéric Chopin's formal studies for the Piano, opus 25, dedicated À Madame la Comtesse d'Agoult. It was first published in 1837 in French, German, and English. In the first French edition, the time signature is 4/4, but most recent editions of
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Nocturne Opus 27 No. 1 in C♯ Minor

1 part5 pages03:375 years ago3,021 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 27 are two solo piano pieces composed by Frédéric Chopin. The pieces were composed in 1836 and published in 1837. Both nocturnes in this opus are dedicated to Countess d'Appony.

This publication marked the transition from triplets of nocturnes to contrasting pairs.

David D
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Nocturne Opus 27 No. 2 in D♭ Major

1 part7 pages04:026 years ago8,032 views
The Nocturnes, Opus 27 are two solo piano pieces composed by Frédéric Chopin often regarded as two of the best pieces he ever composed. The piece was composed in 1836 and published in 1837. Both nocturnes in this opus are dedicated to Countess d'Appony.

This publication marked the transition f
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24 Préludes from Chopin's Opus 28

1 part51 pages36:276 years ago26,575 views
Piano
(About every Prélude at the bottom)
Chopin's 24 Préludes, Op. 28, are a set of short pieces for the piano, one in each of the twenty-four keys, originally published in 1839. The French edition was dedicated to the piano-maker and publisher Camille Pleyel, who had commissioned the work for 2,000 f
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Scherzo No. 2 Opus 31 in B♭ Minor

1 part20 pages08:475 years ago10,070 views
The Scherzo No. 2 in B♭ minor, Opus 31 is a scherzo by Frédéric Chopin. The work was composed and published in 1837, and was dedicated to Countess Adèle Fürstenstein. Schumann compared this scherzo to a Byronic poem, “so overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love and contempt.” According to Wilhelm v
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Nocturne Opus 32 No. 1 in B Major

1 part4 pages03:585 years ago3,346 views
The Nocturne in B major is initially marked andante sostenuto and is in 4/4 meter. There are several ritardando markings throughout, followed by a tempo markings in the next measure, such as in measure 7 and 8 and in measure 17 and 18. The piece transitions to adagio in the last two measures, starting
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Nocturne Opus 32 No. 2 in A♭ Major

1 part7 pages05:064 years ago1,943 views
The Nocturne in A♭ major is initially marked as lento and in 4/4 meter. In measure 27, the meter switches to 12/8 and the key to F minor (the relative minor of A♭ major). The key changes to F♯ minor in measure 39 and returns to A♭ major at measure 51, where the meter also returns to 4/4. The tempo r
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Waltz in A Minor, Opus 34 No. 2

1 part7 pages04:585 years ago9,689 views
The three Opus 34 Waltzes were composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1834-1838 and published in 1838.
These three waltzes were published as Grandes valses brillantes, but this title is usually reserved for the Waltz in E♭ major, Opus 18.

Opus 34 No. 2 is a lively, slow waltz in A minor. Although it
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Sonata No. 2, 1st Movement

1 part9 pages06:446 years ago4,710 views
Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 was written mainly in 1839 at Nohant, near Châteauroux in France, though the third movement, the funeral march, had been composed as early as 1837.

The first movement features a stormy opening theme and a gently lyrical second th
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Sonata No. 2, 2nd Movement

1 part8 pages06:246 years ago3,145 views
Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 was written mainly in 1839 at Nohant, near Châteauroux in France, though the third movement, the funeral march, had been composed as early as 1837.

The second movement is a virtuoso scherzo with a more relaxed melodic central se
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Sonata No. 2, 3rd Movement

1 part4 pages07:556 years ago10,157 views
Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 was written mainly in 1839 at Nohant, near Châteauroux in France, though the third movement, the funeral march, had been composed as early as 1837.

The third movement begins and ends with the celebrated funeral march in B-flat mi
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Sonata No. 2, 4th Movement

1 part5 pages01:266 years ago3,354 views
Piano
Frédéric Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 was written mainly in 1839 at Nohant, near Châteauroux in France, though the third movement, the funeral march, had been composed as early as 1837.

The finale contains a whirlwind of unremitting parallel octaves, with unvarying te
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Nocturne Opus 37 No. 2 in G Major

1 part6 pages05:404 years ago3,612 views
Piano
Opus 37 is a set of two nocturnes written and published by Frédéric Chopin in 1840, though it is thought that the Nocturne in G major, Opus 37, No. 2 was composed in 1839 around the time of his stay with author George Sand in Majorca. Unusually, neither piece carries a dedication.

This set of n
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Polonaise Opus 40, No. 1 in A Major, “Military Polonaise”

1 part4 pages05:056 years ago11,443 views
The twin Op. 40 Polonaises of the Polonaise in A major, Op. 40, No. 1 (nicknamed the Military Polonaise) and the Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40, No. 2 were composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1838.

Anton Rubinstein remarked that the Polonaise in A major is the symbol of Polish glory, whilst the Polonaise i
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Polonaise Opus 40 No. 2 in C Minor

1 part7 pages06:105 years ago3,723 views
The twin Opus 40 Polonaises of the Polonaise in A major, Opus 40, No. 1 (nicknamed the Military Polonaise) and the Polonaise in C minor, Opus 40, No. 2 were composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1838.

Anton Rubinstein remarked that the Polonaise in A major is the symbol of Polish glory, whilst the P
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Waltz Opus 42 in A♭ Major

1 part9 pages03:153 years ago2,257 views
Piano
Waltz in A♭ Major, Opus 42, is a lively waltz composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1840.

Though none of Chopin's works were actually intended to be danced to, this waltz does appear to be appropriate for use in the ballroom. It is often considered to be one of the finest and most perfect of Cho
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Prélude No. 25 Opus 45 in C♯ Minor

1 part5 pages04:065 years ago1,537 views
The Prélude in C♯ Minor, Opus 45 (sometimes listed as Prélude No. 25), was composed in 1841. It was dedicated to Princess E. Czernicheff (Elisaweta Tschernyschewa), and contains widely extending basses and highly expressive and effective chromatic modulations over a rather uniform thematic basis.

Nocturne Opus 48, No. 1 in C Minor

1 part7 pages05:326 years ago15,500 views
The Nocturnes, Op. 48 are a set of two nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin in 1841 and published the following year in 1842. They are the only two nocturnes in opus 48 and are dedicated to Mlle. Laure Duperré. Chopin later sold the copyright for the nocturnes for 2,000 francs along with several other pi
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Polonaise in A♭ Major, “Heroic Polonaise”

1 part14 pages06:146 years ago24,442 views
The Polonaise in A♭ Major, Op. 53 (French: Polonaise Héroïque, Heroic Polonaise) for solo piano, was written by Frédéric Chopin in 1842. This composition is one of Chopin's most admired compositions and has long been a favourite of the classical piano repertoire. The piece, which is very difficult, requi
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Nocturne Opus 55 No. 1 in F Minor

1 part5 pages04:405 years ago20,467 views
The two Nocturnes, opus 55 by Frédéric Chopin, the fifteenth and sixteenth of his nocturnes, were composed between 1842 and 1844, and published in August 1844. Chopin dedicated them to his pupil Jane Stirling.

Composed in 1842-1844, the F minor nocturne has an average duration of about 5 minutes. T
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Sonata No. 3, 1st Movement

1 part16 pages09:526 years ago1,635 views
Frédéric Chopin composed his Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, in 1844 and dedicated it to Countess Emilie de Perthuis. As his last sonata for solo piano, it has been suggested that this was his attempt to address the criticisms of his earlier Sonata No. 2, Op. 35.

The work opens on a martial n
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Sonata No. 3, 2nd Movement

1 part5 pages02:396 years ago1,324 views
Frédéric Chopin composed his Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, in 1844 and dedicated it to Countess Emilie de Perthuis. As his last sonata for solo piano, it has been suggested that this was his attempt to address the criticisms of his earlier Sonata No. 2, Op. 35.

The scherzo, in the distant k
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Sonata No. 3, 3rd Movement

1 part7 pages08:126 years ago1,901 views
Frédéric Chopin composed his Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, in 1844 and dedicated it to Countess Emilie de Perthuis. As his last sonata for solo piano, it has been suggested that this was his attempt to address the criticisms of his earlier Sonata No. 2, Op. 35.

Despite a stormy introduction i
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Sonata No. 3, 4th Movement

1 part15 pages04:586 years ago4,595 views
Frédéric Chopin composed his Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, in 1844 and dedicated it to Countess Emilie de Perthuis. As his last sonata for solo piano, it has been suggested that this was his attempt to address the criticisms of his earlier Sonata No. 2, Op. 35.

The sonata consists of f
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Barcarolle Opus 60 in F♯ Major

1 part11 pages07:244 years ago3,239 views
Piano
The Barcarolle in F♯ Major, Opus 60 is a piece for solo piano by Frédéric Chopin, composed between autumn of 1845 and summer 1846. Based on the barcarole rhythm and mood, it features a sweepingly romantic and slightly wistful tone. Many of the technical figures for the right hand are thirds and sixths, whi
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Nocturne Opus 62 No. 1 in B Major

1 part5 pages05:545 years ago2,491 views
The Nocturnes Opus 62 by Frédéric Chopin, published in 1846 and dedicated to Mdlle. R. de Konneritz, include one in B major; the other is in E major.

Opus 62 No. 1 is one of his last works, this Nocturne is full of mystery; the return of the main theme is full of shimmering trills and water c
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Nocturne Opus 62 No. 2 in E Major

1 part6 pages04:175 years ago3,155 views
Nocturne Opus 62 No. 2 in E major is one of Chopin's last works. The melody proceeds slowly and with stifled voice. The strength of emotion is articulated by the expression of the melody which complements the initial idea. It explodes, shattering the melody's calm passage with sudden leaps
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Waltz Opus 64, No. 1 in D♭ Major “Minute Waltz”

1 part5 pages01:376 years ago38,480 views
Piano
The Waltz in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, popularly known as the Minute Waltz, is a waltz for solo piano whose music was composed by Frédéric Chopin. It is dedicated to the Countess Delfina Potocka.

Chopin wrote the waltz in 1847 and had it published by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig the sa
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Waltz Opus 64, No. 2 in C♯ Minor

1 part6 pages03:436 years ago64,612 views
The Waltz in C♯ minor is the second work of Chopin's opus 64 and the companion to the Minute Waltz (Op. 64, No. 1). It was composed in 1847. Chopin dedicated this Waltz to Madame Nathaniel de Rothschild.

It consists of three main themes:
Theme A tempo giusto chordal with a walking pace f
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Fantaisie-Impromptu in C♯ Minor

1 part10 pages04:245 years ago69,782 views
Piano
Frédéric Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu in C♯ minor, Opus posth. 66, is a solo piano composition. It was composed in 1834 and dedicated to Julian Fontana, who published the piece in spite of Chopin's request not to do so.

Some aspects of this piece are similar to Beethoven's Moonlight Son
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Waltz Opus 69 No. 1 in A♭ Major

1 part5 pages03:562 years ago11,451 views
Piano
Waltz in A♭ Major, Opus 69, No. 1, is a waltz composed by Frédéric Chopin. It is also called “The Farewell Waltz” or “Valse de l'adieu”.

The waltz was originally written as a farewell piece to Maria Wodzińska, to whom Chopin was once engaged. This autographed copy “Pour Mlle Marie”, given
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Waltz Opus 69 No. 2 in B Minor

1 part5 pages04:043 years ago27,461 views
Piano
Frédéric Chopin's Deux Valses, Opus 69, were not published during his lifetime, and in fact are products of his earlier days. A rather clear distinction can be made between those of the composer's waltzes that could potentially be used for actual dancing purposes and those which serve more p
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Waltz Opus 70 No. 1 in G♭ Major

1 part4 pages01:454 years ago3,618 views
Piano
The three Opus 70 waltzes by Frédéric Chopin were composed in 1829–1832 and were posthumously published in 1855, six years after the composer's death. These waltzes are among several unpublished works that the composer hoped would be burnt upon his death.

Nocturne Opus 72 No. 1 in E Minor

1 part4 pages03:525 years ago19,434 views
Piano
Nocturne in E minor, Opus posthumous 72 No. 1, was composed by Frédéric Chopin for solo piano in 1827. Even though it was Chopin's first nocturne, it was the 19th to be published, in 1855. The composition features an unbroken line of quaver triplets in the left hand set against a slow melody of m
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Prélude No. 26 B. 86 in A♭ Major

1 part2 pages00:395 years ago1,057 views
The untitled Presto con leggierezza in A♭ major was composed in 1834 as a gift for Pierre Wolff and published in Geneva in 1918. Known as Prélude No. 26, the piece is very short and generally bright in tone.

Nocturne No. 20 in C♯ Minor

1 part3 pages04:236 years ago68,259 views
The Nocturne No. 20 in C♯ minor, Op. posth., Lento con gran espressione, P 1, No. 16, KKIVa/16, is a solo-piano piece composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1830.

Chopin dedicated this work to his older sister, Ludwika Chopin, with the statement: "To my sister Ludwika as an exercise before beginning the
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Nocturne No. 21 in C Minor

1 part3 pages02:336 years ago39,700 views
The Nocturne in C minor, Op. posth. is a musical work for solo piano written by Frédéric Chopin. It was published posthumously but was actually one of the first nocturnes Chopin wrote, along with the Nocturne in C-sharp minor.