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Introduction and Rondo op. 16

for pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 16 (Br. 76, KK. 216-219)
composed in 1832-33, published in 1834

        dedicated to Mademoiselle Caroline Hartmann

"I, the undersigned, residing in Paris in 34 rue de Lazare, confirm that I sold to Messrs. Breikopf and Hartel in Leipzig the rights to the below listed work of my composition: Op. 16 Rondo. I declare that I ceded the rights to the above mentioned gentlemen without any reservation or restriction, forever and for all countries with the exception of France and England, and testify the receipt of the agreed fees, for which I have made out a separate receipt." - From a letter sent by Chopin to the company Breikopf and Hartel in Leipzig, Paris 16 Dec 1843

Mazurka op. 17, 1

for pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 17, 1 (Br. 77, KK. 220-236)
composed in 1832-33, published in 1834

Mazurka op. 17, 2

for pianoforte in E minor, Op. 17, 2 (Br. 77, KK. 220-236)
composed in 1832-33, published in 1834

Mazurka op. 17, 3

for pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 17, 3 (Br. 77, KK. 220-236)
composed in 1832-33, published in 1834

Mazurka op. 17, 4

for pianoforte in A minor, Op. 17, 4 (Br. 77, KK. 220-236)
composed in 1832-33, published in 1834

The 1st version for pianoforte in A minor Op. 17, 4 (Br. 8) was composed in 1824/8.

“We named the Mazurka ‘A Sad Face’ [das Trauergesicht]. Chopin was pleased with this description.” - Wilheim von Lenz, Uebersichtiliche Beurtheilung per Pianoforte – Kompositionen von Chopin […], “Neue Berliner Musikzeitung” 11 September 1872.

        four mazurkas dedicated to Madame Lina Freppa

Waltz op. 18

for pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 18 (Br. 62, KK. 237-245)
composed in 1831, published in 1834

        dedicated to Mademoiselle Laura Horsford

"your sister was so kind to send me her composition, causing me great joy. Immediately the same evening I improvised in one of the local salons on a pretty theme by the same Marynia, with whom I used to play chase in the house of Pszenny in olden days... And today! Je prends la liberté d'envoyer à mon estimable collègue Mlle Maria une petite valse que je viens de publier. May it bring her but one hundredth of the pleasure which I experienced upon receiving the variations." - From a letter by Chopin to Feliks Wodzinski in Geneva, Paris 18 Jul 1834

Bolero op. 19

for pianoforte in A minor, Op. 19 (Br. 81, KK. 246-249)
composed in 1833, published in 1834

        dedicated to Emilie Flahault

Scherzo no. 1 op. 20

for pianoforte in B minor, Op. 20 (Br. 65, KK. 250-254)
composed in 1831/5-6, revised in 1832, published in 1835

        dedicated to Monsieur Thomas Albrecht, Secretaire de Legation de S. M. le Roi de Saxe

"The trio performed by Chopin made an indescribable impression." - Wilhelm von Lenz, Uebersichtliche Beurtheilung der Pianoforte - Compositionen von Chopin, Neue Berliner Musikzeitung, 11 Sep 1872

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