FIRST EDITIONS first editions

Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18 Op. 18

Title: Grande Valse Brillante pour le Piano, Op. 18

Title page:
Grande Valse|Brillante|pour LE Piano|dédiée à|Mademoiselle Laura Horsford|PAR|Frédéric Chopin|Opera: 18. Prix: 6f.|Paris|MAURICE SCHLESINGER|R. Richelieu, 97.|LONDRES, Chez WESSEL, et Cie. LEIPZICK, Chez BREITKOPF et HAERTEL|Propé des Edrs.|M. S. 1599

Dedication: A Mademoiselle Laura Horsford

Publisher: M. Schlesinger

Publication date: 22 VI 1834

Place of publication: France, Paris

Plate number: M. S. 1599

Format: 34 cm

Number of pages: 9

Edition based on:

Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18 Op. 18; Stichvorlage autograph



According to the information found in one of Chopin's letters from 1844, the copyrights to the composition were transfered to H. Lemoine Publishing House. In the next editions of the composition the Publisher changed the address on the title page and the plate number into: HL. 2777. According to J. M. Nectoux the transfer took place in December 1842 and  included also Etudes op. 10 and 25.

Other editions:

Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18 Op. 18 (German, Breitkopf & Härtel)
Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18 Op. 18 (English, Wessel & Co.)

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