Chopin: The Four Ballades (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Chopin: The Four Ballades (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Jim Samson


Chopin's 4 ballades are greatly considered as being one of the most important prolonged works for solo piano of the 19th century. In an illuminating dialogue, Jim Samson combines background and research to supply a complete photograph of those well known piano works, investigating the social and musical historical past to Chopin's track, comparing the various published variations of the ballads earlier than contemplating their serious reception and the differing interpretations of famous 19th- and twentieth-century pianists.

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