Waltz No.1

Frédéric Chopin

Waltz No.1 in Eb major

Op. 18, B. 62 • “Grande valse brillante”

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Frédéric Chopin's published waltzes (actually valses -- a subtle but significant stylistic distinction) fall into two distinct categories: sparkling, highly ornamented jewels suitable, to at least some degree, for actual ballroom use; and more introspective, often rather melancholy, miniatures that are far removed from... read more