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Polonaise in B flat minor, KKIVa/5
composer
published in 1879; based on an air from Rossini's La gazza ladra

Recordings
'Chopin: Demidenko plays Chopin' (CDA66597)
Chopin: Demidenko plays Chopin
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'Chopin: The Complete Works' (CDS44351/66)
Chopin: The Complete Works
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Details
Track 5 on CDS44351/66 CD6 [4'49] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 7 on CDA66597 [4'56] Archive Service

Polonaise in B flat minor, KKIVa/5
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Polonaise No 15 in B flat minor was penned on the evening of 27 July 1826 – the day before Chopin’s departure for the spa town of Reinerz where he was to begin his summer holidays. He and a schoolfriend, Wilhelm Kolberg, had just been to a performance of Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra at the Warsaw Opera, an occasion recalled by the D flat trio (headed ‘Au revoir!’) which quotes one of Kolberg’s apparently favourite moments, the Act I cavatina ‘Vieni fra questa braccia’.

from notes by Ates Orga © 1992

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Details for CDS44351/66 disc 6 track 5
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-08-35605
Duration
4'49
Recording date
25 August 1993
Recording venue
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, State University of New York, USA
Recording producer
Adam Abeshouse
Recording engineer
Adam Abeshouse
Hyperion usage
  1. Chopin: The Complete Works (CDS44351/66)
    Disc 6 Track 5
    Release date: November 2008
    16CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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