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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I also never thought it sounded Chopin-esque but much more Russian. 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.

In an email exchange we had relating to this discovery, Stephen Hough wrote and gave me permission to publish the following comments: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stephen Hough and Garrick Ohlsson made recordings of the piece and YouTube is full of amateurish takes of the same Valse. The Fryderyk Chopin Institute. I examined it and found that is identical to the current shortened version. Chierici, in response to my request to comment on his research, summarized the discovery currently only published in Italian as follows: Valse du petit chien is the title Chopin gave this waltz, which is popularly known as Minute Waltz.


This brings the total to eighteen canonic waltzes, although often these are not numbered past the first fourteen. I believe he took the theme from some waltz and made it into a Waltz-etude, how the title spells.

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.

Waltz in A minor, Op.

Username or Email Address. The three waltzesOp. Views Read Edit View history. Mentioned in a letter from Chopin to his family, 21 December ; MS destroyed ; copy of first line made by Chopin’s sister Ludwika is extant. Chopin contributed seventeen pieces to her autograph album, destroyed in World War II.

Retrieved from ” https: Hinterberger of Vienna, but now believed destroyed. Grande valse brillante in E-flat major, Op. Waltz in E major, Op. Grande valse brillante ; used in Les Sylphides. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Some of them are accessible by pianists of moderate capabilities, but the more difficult of them require an advanced technique. Emilia Elsner [note 1].

Waltzes (Chopin)

Discovered ; in possession of Arthur Hedley. Melancoliqie the 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. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat Chopin started writing waltzes inwhen he was fourteen, and continued until the year of his death, This is a on-going project and the magazine announced that soon a link for downloading the audio will be available for the readers.

I wanted to write a short communication about my discovery false I immediately thought about the Chopin Institute in Warsaw. Chierici, in response to my request to comment on his research, summarized valae discovery currently only published in Italian as follows:.


London, New York, Sydney: A further five were published with posthumous opus numbers vasle 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:.

Discovered ; was in possession of H.

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mslancolique Chopin was fastidious about such things and there is false note-leading, inaccurate spelling of accidentals and rough harmony too many thirds, bad spacing. For fans of great music, the possibility of a new discovery melanco,ique always tantalizing.

I only put it on as a curiosity and insisted that the notes explain its doubtful attribution. By the way, another copy identical of the corrupted one had been published in Used in Les Sylphides and Secret.

Of these, two are considered doubtful. The original Mayer Valse is perfect in the sense of architectural balance and re-establish the value of the piece.

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.

Chopin published eight waltzes in his lifetime.