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Ballades for the Piano

Piano Solo

By Frederic Chopin

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Piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Piano Solo. Composed by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). Edited by Rafael Joseffy. Piano Collection. Romantic Period. Collection. Standard notation, fingerings, introductory text and thematic index (does not include words to the songs). 59 pages. G. Schirmer #LB31. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50252210).

Item Number: HL.50252210
ISBN 0634069985. With standard notation, fingerings, introductory text and thematic index (does not include words to the songs). Romantic Period. 9x12 inches.

  • Premiere Ballade Op. 23 
  • Troisieme Ballade Op. 47 
  • Quatrieme Ballade Op. 52 
  • Deuxieme Ballade Op. 38 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    San Marco d'Alunzio
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • May 16, 2008 Just by a chance

    When I started over studying the piano my sister sent me lots of Chopin's works. How could have I not payed some attention to the G minor ballade my sister put for a mistake into the envelope? Performing the first page was as simple as touching. I can't...

    forget a sense of fluid eyes and a knot in the throat. But as soon as I got to the 2nd page the fight began. Now I finally succeded performing the ballade as a selftaught. All that I could play before were a few easy pieces by Mozart and Bach. Power of the ballade...

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  • 5

    Location:
    San Pedro, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • February 05, 2008 Still down..but not out.

    I am a very senior citizen still attempting to play this ballade and other pieces by the same composer. While I am well aware that it is (and will continue to be) beyond my reach I enjoy getting back into the ring with it and fantasizing...I coulda been a...

    contendah...

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  • 5

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
  • September 29, 2006 Chopin at his best

    The ballades of chopin are his among his most beautiful and mature pieces. The edition is wonderful as well as the binding. The best ballades are his Premeire and Quatrieme ballades

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  • August 10, 2005 Beautiful Ballades

    Chopin's ballades are among his most memorable and fabulous compositions and I simply love to hear them and perform them. At first glance they look overwhelmingly difficult, but I found them to be surprisingly easy after a bit of practice. Now I've nearly learned the entire 3rd and...

    4th ballades and am working on the 1st one, something I've always dreamed of doing. I found some of the fingerings and editings to be a little bizarre and dubious, but that aside these are truly wonderful songs that everyone needs to get to know.

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