Label: EMI Classics - 7 64697 2 • Series: Références • Format: 3x, CD Compilation, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Classical • Style: Romantic
The Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat majorOp. It was dedicated to Mme A. Veyret, written and published in It opens with Allegro maestoso3 4 time. This work was slow to gain favor with musicians, due to its harmonic complexity and intricate form. Arthur Hedley was one of the first critics to speak positively of the work, writing in that it 'works on the hearer's imagination with a power of suggestion equaled only by the F minor Fantasy or the fourth Ballade ', although Arthur RubinsteinLeff PouishnoffClaudio Arrau and Vladimir Horowitz had been including it in their programs some decades earlier.
It is intimately indebted to the polonaise for its metremuch of its rhythmand some of its melodic character, but the fantaisie is the operative formal paradigm [ clarification needed ] Samson,and Chopin is said to have referred initially to the piece only as a Frédéric Chopin -. Parallels with the Fantaisie in F minor include the work's overall tonality, A-flat, the key of its slower middle section, B majorand the motive of the descending fourth.
Jeffrey Kallberg Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major suggested that the Polonaise-Fantaisie represents a change in Chopin's style from 'late' to 'last'.
The piece plays a central role in Sandor Marai Treat Me Gently - Toshifumi Hinata - Brothers - Original Soundtrack Album novel Embers.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy Op. Performed by Giorgi Latso. Journal of the American Musicological SocietyVol. Introduction and Polonaise brillante in C major, Op.
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