For many years it was incorrectly attributed to Chopin under the title ‘Valse mélancolique in F-sharp minor’ A1/7. It was re-published around and later in. Stream Chopin – Valse Melancolique by BradHill from desktop or your mobile device. Frédéric Chopin’s waltzes are pieces of moderate length adhering to the traditional 3/4 waltz . A1/7, Not by Chopin; first published in , and in published under the name Valse mélancolique by Stanislaw Dybowski on the bi- weekly.

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This brings the total to eighteen canonic waltzes, although often these are not numbered past the first fourteen.

Chierici, in response to my request to comment on his research, summarized the discovery currently only published in Italian as follows:. London, New York, Sydney: Chopin published eight waltzes in his lifetime.

Waltz in A minor, Op. Discovered ; in possession of Arthur Hedley. The melanccolique waltzesOp. Views Read Edit View history.

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Grande valse brillante ; used in Les Sylphides. Some of them are accessible by pianists of moderate capabilities, but the more difficult of them require an advanced technique.

I wanted to write a short communication about my discovery and I immediately thought about the Chopin Institute in Warsaw.

Discovered ; was in possession of H. Mentioned in a letter from Chopin to his family, 21 December ; MS destroyed ; melacnolique of first line made by Chopin’s sister Ludwika is extant. Grande valse brillante in E-flat major, Op.

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Waltzes (Chopin)

For fans of great music, the possibility of a new discovery is always tantalizing. Probably the most famous are the Minute Waltz in D-flat major and the C-sharp minor waltz oftwo of the last set of waltzes Chopin published before his death Op. Retrieved from ” https: The Fryderyk Chopin Institute. I examined it and found that is identical to the current shortened version.


Chopin started writing waltzes inwhen he was fourteen, and continued until the year of his death, Chopin was fastidious about such things and there is false note-leading, inaccurate spelling of accidentals and rough harmony too many thirds, bad spacing.

I believe he took the theme from some waltz and made it into a Waltz-etude, how the title spells.

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I also never melancilique it sounded Chopin-esque but much more Russian. In an email exchange we had relating to this discovery, Melancoljque Hough wrote and gave me permission to publish the following comments:. I heard it by chance in since the italian pianist Bruno Canino played it as an encore in Milano, and I was immediately fascinated by the beauty of some melodic and harmonic lines.

Chopin contributed seventeen pieces to her autograph album, destroyed in World War II.

Stephen Hough and Garrick Ohlsson made recordings of the piece and YouTube is full of amateurish takes of the same Valse. The original Mayer Valse is perfect in the sense of architectural balance and re-establish the value of the piece.

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At chppin same time I visited Canino, gave him a copy of the score and asked if he wanted to record the Valse in the original form. Chierici, in response to my request to comment on his research, summarized the discovery currently only published in Italian as follows: Emilia Elsner [note 1].


I only put it on as a curiosity and insisted that the notes explain its chopih attribution. Hinterberger of Vienna, but now believed destroyed.

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Of these, two are considered doubtful. Used in Les Sylphides and Secret. A very kind scholar wrote me back immediately saying that the Valse had been not included in the standard catalogue of Chopin works but that the news of a correct identification of the piece was very interesting. This is a on-going project and the magazine announced melanfolique soon a link for downloading the audio will be available for the readers.

Valse du petit chien is the title Chopin gave this waltz, which is popularly known as Minute Waltz. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Waltz in E major, Op. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By the way, another copy identical of the corrupted one had been published in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

A further five were published with posthumous opus numbers in the decade following his death, and since then a further seven have been published, without opus numbers. In an email exchange we had relating to this discovery, Stephen Hough wrote and gave me permission to publish the following comments:

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