Piano Sonata No.1

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Frédéric Chopin

Piano Sonata No.1 in C minor

Op. 4, B. 23

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Chopin is not known as a major figure in the genre of the piano sonata, despite the popularity of his Second and Third Sonatas. He was not concerned with innovations in development or structure in the manner of Beethoven or Schubert. The freer forms appealed to him, thus giving his three piano sonatas less structural d... read more