Waltzes, Op. 64

Frédéric Chopin wrote a set of three Waltzes in 1847. They were published separately, though always as part of Op. 64. The first one, in the key of D flat minor, was dedicated to Countess Delfina Potocka, and it was unusually named by Chopin himself as valse du petit chien, meaning ''the little dog waltz''. The publisher, however, printed it under the nickname Minute, which led to a widespread belief that the waltz is to be played in under one minute. Of course this would be ridiculously fast, even considering the molto vivace tempo indication ... more

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Waltz in A flat major, Op. 64 no. 3
Waltzes, Op. 64 - Complete Score
Waltzes, Op. 64 - Waltz no. 1 in D flat major 'Minute'
Composer Form Instrument Period
Frédéric Chopin Waltz Piano Romantic

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 ...