Waltzes (A New Critical Edition). By Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). Edited by Christophe Grabowski. For solo piano. This edition: Urtext. Romantic Period. Collection. Fingerings, thematic index and critical commentary. 140 pages. Published by Edition Peters (PE.P07575).
With fingerings, thematic index and critical commentary. Romantic Period. 9x12 inches.
The Complete Chopin: A New Critical Edition. Key Features of the Edition:
* An introductory essay in English, German and French examining the historical background, compositional features and performance practice issues
* The identification of, and adherence to, a single principal source
* A detailed and comprehensive critical commentary
* Chopin's authentic fingerings only
* Emphasis placed on retaining expressive features of the original notation
* Appendices containing earlier versions of the Preludes in G major and Ab major
* Notes on the editorial principles and methodology guiding the whole project.
The Editorial Committee: The editorial team assembled for this landmark edition could hardly be more distinguished. Three of the world's most respected Chopin specialists have been appointed as Series Editors: John Rink, Jim Samson and Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger. Their unrivalled collective knowledge imbues this project with unique authority, drawing upon the latest international scholarship. Further expertise is provided by Christophe Grabowski, the Editorial Consultant. This committee supervises the work of seven additional volume editors and takes ultimate responsibility for the stylistic integrity and consistency of the edition.
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May 13, 2008
New Peters Urtext Chopin Waltzes
I found the new Peters Urtext edition of the Chopin Waltzes to be more of an academic exercise. If you're looking to examine and understand the genesis of these wonderful pieces, this is edition will provide that information. This is not a performance oriented edition since it does not contain...
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