Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3

Frédéric Chopin wrote his Introduction and Polonaise Briillant in C major, Op. 3, in 1829-1830. It was published in 1831, thus being among his first published works, and dedicated to Joseph Merk, of whom Chopin said 'he is the only violoncellist I respect'. The piece consists of two definite sections, and a standard performance lasts around nine minutes. THough the original is for cello and piano, Jean Françaix orchestrated the work in 1951 in collaboration with Maurice Gendron.

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Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3

Frédéric Chopin

Frederic Francois Chopin was a Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher of French–Polish parentage. He was one of the great masters ...
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