FIRST EDITIONS first editions

Mazurkas Op. 7

Pieces published in the collection:
Mazurka in B flat major, Op. 7 No. 1 Op. 7 No. 1
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 7 No. 2 Op. 7 No. 2
Mazurka in F minor, Op. 7 No. 3 Op. 7 No. 3
Mazurka in A flat major, Op. 7 No. 4 Op. 7 No. 4

Title: Quatre Mazurkas pour le Pianoforte, Op. 7

Title page:
QUATRE|MAZURKAS|pour le|Pianoforte|composées et dédiées|À MONSIEUR JOHNS|de la Nouvelle Orleans|par|FRÉD. CHOPIN.|Liv. II. Oeuvre 7. Pr. 10 Gr.|Propriété des Editeurs.|Enregistré aux Archives de l'Union.|Leipzig, chez Fr. Kistner.|Paris, chez M. Schlesinger.|997

Dedication: A Monsieur Johns de la Nouvelle Orléans

Publisher: Kistner

Publication date: I 1833

Place of publication: Germany, Leipzig

Plate number: 997

Format: 32 cm

Number of pages: 10

Photographs: http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/dig/chopin/171


Notes:

There is a version of the edition with the 5th Mazurka in C major (Mazurka C major from Op. 6 printed in Op. 7 as number 5) with almost identical title page bearing the inscription: CINQ MAZURKAS. The version including 5 Mazurkas, was at least four times etched anew, similarly to the edition of Mazurkas Op. 6. The title pages of all newly etched editions bear the annotation Nouvelle Edition and they differ in prices: 1) 12 1/2 Ngr/10 g Gr, 2) i 3) 12 1/2 Ngr, 4) 1. 25 Mk. The second and the third of these editions have also slightly changed shape of letters in the dedication, the forth one is a title edition.

Other editions:

Mazurkas Op. 7 (French, M. Schlesinger)
Mazurkas Op. 7 (English, Wessel & Co.)



 
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