Piano Solo
by Frederic Chopin
Piano Solo - Sheet Music

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Piano solo (Piano solo) - SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)

SKU: HL.51480131

Piano Solo. Composed by Frederic Chopin. Edited by Ewald Zimmermann. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Henle Music Folios. Urtext edition-paper bound. Romantic Period. Collection (softcover). With Critical Commentary. 110 pages. G. Henle #HN131. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480131).

ISBN 9790201801315. UPC: 9790201801315. 9x12 inches.

Chopin revolutionized the etude – but he ennobled the waltz. He spent much time on this genre throughout his life and created a wide spectrum of forms, from virtuosic showpieces – the Grandes Vales Brillantes – to deeply melancholic atmospheric pictures. All these works have one thing in common: one cannot and should not dance to them! Our volume contains all of the waltzes that were published during Chopin's lifetime, or posthumously, including popular masterpieces such as the so-called “Minute Waltz” (op. 64 no. 1). In cases where two authentic versions of the same waltz have been transmitted, we naturally give the Urtext of both versions.

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About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)

4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.

  • Waltz (two versions), B minor, op. post. 69,2 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A minor, op. 34,2 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz (two versions), F minor, op. post. 70,2 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz [Minutes], D flat major, op. 64,1 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, C sharp minor, op. 64,2 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz (two versions), A flat major, op. post. 69,1 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz [Grande Valse brillante], E flat major, op. 18 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A flat major, op. 34,1 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, F major, op. 34,3 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A flat major, op. 42 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A flat major, op. 64,3 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz (two versions), G flat major, op. post. 70,1 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, D flat major, op. post. 70,3 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A flat major, KK IVa, 13 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, E major, KK IVa, 12 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, E minor, KK IVa, 15 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz, A minor, KK IVb, 11 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz (appendix), E flat major, KK IVb, 10 (Piano solo)
  • Waltz (appendix), E flat major, KK IVa, 14 (Piano solo)