Chopin -- Polonaises (Complete) by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) and FrÃ©dÃ©ric Chopin. Edited by Willard A. Palmer. For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Masterwork; Romantic. Advanced; Early Advanced; Intermediate; Late Intermediate. Book. 136 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2480C).
ISBN 0739020056. Masterwork; Romantic.
One of the most important national dances of Poland, the polonaise's majestic and ceremonial character allowed Chopin to express his own patriotism. This volume contains the 16 polonaises Chopin is known to have written, including six youthful works that were published posthumously. All are clearly engraved with footnoted commentary as needed. Pianists familiar with the famous "Military Polonaise" will want to explore the additional masterpieces in this collection.
List/syllabus: WI Piano 2012-13.