Opus 67 No 4 Mazurka by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher of French–Polish parentage. A great masters of Romantic music and has been called “the poet of the piano”. He supported himself as a composer and piano teacher, giving few public performances. For most of his life, Chopin suffered from poor health; he died in Paris in 1849 at the age of 39.
This selection is darkly beautiful. The power of the mood shift in the C section, as it moves to the major mode is revelatory. A liberal use of portamenti is perferred, emphaszing the expressive nature of the melody
Romantic Era. 50 Measures. 4 Pages. Time Signature 3/4. key of E minor. Mazurka. Arr Stephen Aron.