Tarantella, Op.43

Fréderic Chopin wrote his Tarantelle for piano solo, Op. 43, in 1841. It was published that same year. The piece is in the key of A flat major, marked Presto, and is considered to be technically demanding. It was inspired by Gioachino Rossini's 'La Danza', also written in the tarantella's characteristic 6/8 rhythm. The work seemed to be a fruit of Chopin's experimentation: Schumman praised it while describing it as 'extravagant', and there is no evidence of it being dedicated to or commissioned by anyone. Even though Chopin ... more

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