CHOPIN, Frédéric, 1810-1849

Impromptu As dur op. 2 / Impromptu in A Flat Major, op.29. Wydanie faksymilowe rękopisu ze zbiorów Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina w Warszawie, sygn. (M-198, D-22). Facsimile Edition of the Manuscripts Held in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw (M-198, D-22)

[Impromptu, piano, op.29 in A-flat major]

Chopin, Impromptu op.29
Mazurka Op.24, No.1

Works by Chopin—Facsimile Edition, A III/29. Warsaw, 2008. Oblong, 31 x 24 cm, 2 vols, 12, 40 pp. Full-color halftone of the autograph fair copy completed in 1837, the third of just four impromptus that Chopin wrote. The manuscript was in the possession of the German musician Ludwig Landsberg until his death in 1858; from there it went to the Königliche Bibliothek in Berlin and finally, in 1949, it was presented back to the Polish people. The autograph contains engraver's marks in the form of digits, written either in ordinary lead pencil or in red pencil or crayon, indicating the division of the musical text in the edition into systems and pages. The present manuscript is the only extant autograph of the Impromptu in A flat major, op.29. Commentary (Pol-Eng-Ger-Sp-Fr-Jp) by Zofia Chechlińska. Bound in blue linen, with matching slipcase. $85

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