Fryderyk Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola, 46 kilometres (29 miles) west of Warsaw, in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw, a Polish state established by Napoleon.The parish baptismal record, which is dated 23 April 1810, gives his birthday as 22 February 1810, and cites his given names in the Latin form Fridericus Franciscus (in Polish, he was Fryderyk Franciszek).
Misc. Notes Publication date from Hofmeister's Verzeichnis.Original scans: 300dpi, grayscale jpg2000 images 3150 by 4050 pixels. Converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, and set uniform margins.
Chopin's Op. 28 preludes have been compared to Johann Sebastian Bach's preludes in The Well-Tempered Clavier.However, each of Bach's preludes leads to a fugue in the same key, and Bach's pieces are arranged, in each of the work's two volumes, in ascending chromatic order (with major preceding parallel minor), while Chopin's are arranged in a circle of fifths (with major preceding relative minor).
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Jan 06, 2016 · Witwicki was a friend of the family. He had strong folkloric interests and backed Chopin's emphasis on the national. Chopin dedicated his Opus 41 Mazurkas to Witwicki. Also of the Warsaw period was the composer's close acquaintance with the soldier-poet Bohdan Zaleski (1802-1886), the author of three texts set to music by Chopin in the 'forties.
Jun 16, 2022 · Guest pianist Garrick Ohlsson, a 1970 Gold medalist at the Eighth International Chopin Competition held in Warsaw and currently a faculty member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, says ...
Misc. Notes scan: score scanned at 600dpi filter: score filtered with 2-point algorithm explained in High Quality Scanning.I provide the original scanned version and the filtered, because the filter does some changes (smoothening, sharpening borders) and some portions of the scan get lost sometimes (when they are too small e.g.) - so you can choose your favorite.