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Waltzes for Piano
Urtext (The Complete Chopin) Sheet Music Book
By Frederic Chopin

Solo piano
Urtext (The Complete Chopin). Composed by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849). Edited by Christophe Grabowski. Piano (Solo). The Complete Chopin - A New Critical Edition. Romantic Period. Collection. With fingerings, thematic index and critical commentary. 140 pages. Edition Peters #98-EP7575. Published by Edition Peters (PE.EP7575).

Item Number: PE.EP7575

ISBN 9790577085579. 9x12 inches. English.

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.

  • Grande Valse Brillante  Opus 18, Eb Major
  • Valse  Opus 34, No. 2, A Minor

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  • 5

    la infanta
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  • 2012-03-17 00:00:00.0 glorious

    This is a wonderful compilation of Chopin's waltzes. Incredible well made and bound, and the notations are coherent and easy to decipher.

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  • 2008-05-13 00:00:00.0 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 any suggested fingerings other than Chopin's own which are sparse. As usual with Peters the layout is beautifully clear except for the pages with alternative "versions and variants". Those pages are somewhat confusing.

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    Mike H
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  • 2008-02-13 00:00:00.0 Happy first time customer

    I was very happy with this book which was an updated edition of a book that I had owned for many years. I was also pleased with the delivery, which was faster than promised.

    19 of 41 people found this review helpful.
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