Mazurka No.45

Frédéric Chopin

Mazurka No.45 in A minor

Op. 67/4, B. 163

About this work...

The mazurka originated in the Polish province of Mazovia, near Warsaw. In the seventeenth century, the dance began to spread beyond the boundaries of Poland. Stylized mazurkas, such as Chopin's, combine aspects of this and several other dances, but some characteristics are consistently present: an accented third beat (... read more