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Mazurka in B major, Op 56 No 1

composer
1843/4

 
Chopin at times essayed complex, even experimental structures that strain against the boundaries of conventional sociability. Most complicated of all is the Mazurka in B major, Op 56 No 1, which alternates between seemingly disparate themes, in different keys and tempos, and concludes with a chromatically intricate and lengthy coda.

from notes by Jeffrey Kallberg © 2019

Chopin s’est parfois essayé à des structures complexes, même expérimentales, qui repoussent de toutes leurs forces les limites de la sociabilité conventionnelle. La plus compliquée de toutes est la Mazurka en si majeur, op.56 n° 1, qui alterne entre des thèmes apparemment disparates, dans différentes tonalités et différents tempos, et s’achève avec une très longue coda complexe sur le plan chromatique.

extrait des notes rédigées par Jeffrey Kallberg © 2019
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Zuweilen versuchte Chopin sich allerdings auch an komplexen, sogar experimentellen Strukturen, die die Grenzen konventioneller Geselligkeit ausdehnen. Am kompliziertesten von allen ist die Mazurka H-Dur, op. 56 Nr. 1, die zwischen scheinbar disparaten Themen alterniert, in unterschiedlichen Tonarten und Tempi, und mit einer chromatisch diffizilen und langen Coda endet.

aus dem Begleittext von Jeffrey Kallberg © 2019
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Recordings

Chopin: Impromptus, waltzes & mazurkas
CDA68273 27 September 2019 Release
Chopin: The Complete Mazurkas, Vol. 2
CDH55392
Chopin: The Complete Works
CDS44351/6616CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

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Track 13 on CDA68273 [5'06] 27 September 2019 Release
Track 4 on CDH55392 [4'19]
Track 4 on CDS44351/66 CD12 [4'19] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

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