Polonaise No.3

Frédéric Chopin

Polonaise No.3 in A major

Op. 40/1, B. 120 • “Les favorites 3”

About this work...

The polonaise is a couple dance in moderate triple meter that originated in Poland. During the early Baroque era, pieces called Polish dances or (in French) "polonaises" were written by numerous composers. By the eighteenth century, the polonaise became an instrumental work independent of its dance origins, and exhibit...