The complete Ballades of Frederic Chopin, for Solo Piano, edited by Jim Samson.
Contains: Op.23, 38, 47 & 52.
The Complete Chopin: A New Critical Edition Series Editors: John Rink, Jim Samson, Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger. Editorial Consultant: Christophe Grabowski. Key Features of the Edition: • An introductory essay in English, German and French examiningthe historical background, compositional features and performance practice issues • The identification of, and adherence to, a single principal source • A detailed and comprehensive critical commentary • Chopin's authentic fingerings only • Emphasis placed on retaining expressive features of the original notation • Appendices containing earlier versions of the Preludes in G major and Ab major • Notes on the editorial principles and methodology guiding the whole project. Editors: John Rink, Jim Samson and Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger.