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Nocturnes Op. 55

Pieces included in the source:
Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1 Op. 55 No. 1
Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 55 No. 2 Op. 55 No. 2

Title: Deux Nocturnes Oev. 55.

Type of the source: Stichvorlage autograph

Dedication: A Mademoiselle J. W. Stirling


Dimensions:

  • height - 21,7 cm

  • width - 28,3 cm

Number of pages: 7


Location: Poland, Warsaw, The National Library

Shelf-mark: Mus. 229

Sound Library NIFC: F. 1305

ÖNB Pha: 375

First Editions:

Nocturnes Op. 55 (German, Breitkopf & Härtel)


Notes:

Accurate, detailed autograph manuscript with dynamic, articulation and tempo markings. Title page includes dedication, co-publishers' addresses and plate number of the B&H first edition (7142): Deux Nocturnes / pour le piano-forte / dedié à Mademoiselle J. W. Stirling / par F. Chopin / Oev. 55. / Leipsic. Breitkopf et Haertel / Paris czez M. Schlesinger / Londres czez Wessel et Stapleton.

Other sources:

Nocturnes Op. 55; Incipit
Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1 Op. 55 No. 1; Rejected public autograph
Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1 Op. 55 No. 1; Copy
Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1 Op. 55 No. 1; Sketch



 
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