Scherzi and Fantasy in F Minor

Scherzi and Fantasy in F Minor

by Frederic Chopin
     
 

The Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, written between 1831 and 1832, is marked "Presto con fuoco". The piece is very dark, dramatic, and lively. The Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, was composed and published in 1837, and described by Schumann as "overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love and contempt." The Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor is the most tightly constructed

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The Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, written between 1831 and 1832, is marked "Presto con fuoco". The piece is very dark, dramatic, and lively. The Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, was composed and published in 1837, and described by Schumann as "overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love and contempt." The Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor is the most tightly constructed and grandest of the four scherzos. His final Scherzo, No. 4 in E major, was written in 1842, is generally calmer, and is based on a Polish folk song. The Fantasy in F minor was composed in 1842, 7 years before Chopin's death in Paris.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780769271200
Publisher:
Alfred Music
Publication date:
03/01/1985
Series:
Kalmus Edition Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.30(d)

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