Frédéric François Chopin Complete Works List

compiled by
Roman Mueller

(Revision 2 – 11/18/97)


Lost Works


Polonaise

For pianoforte, composed 1818.

Presented by Chopin to the Empress Maria Teodorowna, mother of the Czar, on the occasion of her visit to Warszawa on 26 Sep 1818.

Polonaise

For pianoforte, composed 1818.

Presented by Chopin to the Empress Maria Teodorowna, mother of the Czar, on the occasion of her visit to Warszawa on 26 Sep 1818. This is the second lost Polonaise of 1818!

Variations

For pianoforte, composed 1818.

Mentioned in the “Pamietnik Warzawski” of 1818

Polonaise ‘Barber of Seville’

For pianoforte, composed 1825/11.

In 1825/11 Chopin wrote to Bialoblocki: “I have done a new Polonaise on the “Barber” which is fairly well liked. I think of sending it to be lithographed tomorrow.”

Variations

For pianoforte & pianoforte in F Major, composed 1826.

Listed by Louise Chopin

Variations on an Irish National Air (from Thomas Moore)

For pianoforte & pianoforte, composed 1826.

Stated to be “in D Major or B minor.”

Waltz

For pianoforte in C Major, composed 1826.

Andante dolente

For pianoforte in B flat minor, composed 1827.

Mentioned in the list of Louise Chopin

Ecossaise

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, composed 1827.

Mentioned in the list of Louise Chopin.

Waltz

For pianoforte in D minor, composed 1828.

Given in Louise’s list, with the date, and entitled (? by Louise) ‘La partenza’ (‘The departure’)

Waltz

For pianoforte (supposedly) in A Flat Major, composed 1830/12 (?).

Known from a letter Chopin wrote on 12/21/1830 from Vienna to his family.

Veni Creator

1830 (?).


Works Without Opus


Polonaise

For pianoforte in G minor, (BI 1) composed 1817.

Military March

For pianoforte, (BI 2) composed 1817.

no copy of this publication is known.
The piece was scored for military band (not by Chopin)

Polonaise

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, (BI 3) composed 1817.

Mazurka (‘Mazurek’)

For pianoforte in D Major, (BI 4) composed 1820 (?).

Date of completion doubtful!

Polonaise

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, (BI 5) composed 1821/4.

Manuscript is a doubtful autograph.

Polonaise

For pianoforte in G sharp minor, (BI 6) composed 1822.

No publisher’s number on publication.
First name of Mme. Dupont doubtful.

Variations on a theme from Rossini’s ‘La Cenerentola’

For pianoforte & flute in E Major, (BI 9) composed 1824.

Polonaise

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, (BI 13) composed 1826/7.

Introduction and Variations on a German National Air (‘Der Schweizerbub’)

For pianoforte in E Major, (BI 14) composed 1826/summer.

The folk-song is probably Tyrolean

Mazurka No. 1

For pianoforte in G Major, (BI 16) composed 1826.

The Mazurka exists in 2 versions:
1st version published by M. Leitgeber, Poznan, 5 Jan 1875.
2nd version published in Warszawa 1826

Mazurka No. 2

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, (BI 16) composed 1826.

The Mazurka exists in 2 versions:
1st version published by M. Leitgeber, Poznan, 5 Jan 1875.
2nd version published in Warszawa 1826.

Contredanse

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, (BI 17) composed 1827 (?).

Waltz

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, (BI 21) composed 1827.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in D Major, (BI 31) composed 1829.

Polonaise

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, (BI 36) composed 1829/7 before (probably).

Variations ‘Souvenir de Paganini’

For pianoforte in A Major, (BI 37) composed 1829/summer.

Theme of these variations is the Italian air ‘Le Carnival de Venise’ used by Paganini himself as the basis of variations in his Op. 10.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in G Major, (BI 39) composed 1829/8/22.

This is the setting of a poem by Ignac Macicowski, who accompanied Chopin in August 1829 when returning from Wien to Warszawa.

Waltz (sketch)

For pianoforte in A minor, (BI 40) composed 1829 (?).

The manuscript consists of sketches for a brief prelude and the main theme.

Waltz

For pianoforte in E Major, (BI 44) composed 1829.

Waltz

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, (BI 46) composed 1829 – 1830.

Nocturne (Lento con gran espressione)

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, (BI 49) composed 1830/spring.

dedication doubtful, see Monthly Musical Record, Nov-Dec 1956.

Song – ‘Charms’ (‘This charms, so surely charms!’)
[‘Czary’ (‘To sa czary, pewno czary!’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in D minor, (BI 51) composed 1830.

The 1910 edition was a facsimile reproduction of an album Chopin had sent to Maria Wodzinska. Brown (1960), p. 52, says “the first true publication was in vol. XVII of the Polish ‘Complete works’ of Chopin, Warsaw, 1954”.

Waltz

For pianoforte in E minor, (BI 56) composed 1830/5 (?).

Contrabass part to a three-part Canon by Mendelssohn

For pianoforte in B minor, (BI 69) composed 1832/4/16.

Grand Duo on themes from Meyerbeer’s ‘Robert le Diable’

For pianoforte & cello in E Major, (BI 70) composed 1832/early.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in D Major, (BI 71) composed 1832.

This is a considerably revised version of the Mazurka in D Major, of 1829 (see Brown (1960) p. 30)

Mazurka

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, (BI 73) composed 1832/6/24.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in C Major, (BI 82) composed 1833.

Cantabile

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, (BI 84) composed 1834.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, (BI 85) composed 1834/7.

Prelude

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, (BI 86) composed 1834/7/10.

Nocturne

For pianoforte in C minor, (BI 108) composed 1837.

Largo in E Flat Major

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, (BI 109) composed 1837 (?).

Variation no. 6, for the ‘Hexameron’

For pianoforte in E Major, (BI 113) composed 1837.

Canon at the octave

For pianoforte in F minor, (BI 129) composed 1839 (?).

Nouvelle Étude no. 1

For pianoforte in F minor, (BI 130) composed 1839/autumn late.

Nouvelle Étude no. 2

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, (BI 130) composed 1839/autumn late.

Nouvelle Étude no. 3

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, (BI 130) composed 1839/autumn late.

Song ‘Dirge’ (‘Mist before my eyes’)
[‘Dumka'(‘Mgla mi do oczu zawiewa zlona’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in A minor, (BI 132) composed 1840/3/25.

Waltz (‘Sostenuto’)

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, (BI 133) composed 1840/7/20.

Mazurka (‘Notre Temps’)

For pianoforte in A minor, (BI 134) composed 1840/summer.

Mazurka

For pianoforte in A minor, (BI 140) composed 1841.

Fugue

For pianoforte in A minor, (BI 144) composed 1841-42.

Waltz

For pianoforte in A minor, (BI 150) composed 1843 (?).

Moderato (‘Albumblatt’)

For pianoforte in E Major, (BI 151) composed 1843.

Bourree no. 1

For pianoforte in G Major, (BI 160) composed 1846 (?).

Bourree no. 2

For pianoforte in A Major, (BI 160) composed 1846 (?).

Waltz

For pianoforte in B Major, (BI 166) composed 1848/10/12.

Variations

For pianoforte & pianoforte in D Major
.


Works With Opus


Rondo Op. 1

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 1 (BI 10) composed 1825/5.

The work has been erroneously called “Rondeau on ‘Don Giovanni'”

Variations on a theme from Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ (‘La ci darem la mano’) Op. 2

For pianoforte & orchestra in B Flat Major, Op. 2 (BI 22) composed 1827/summer late.

Polonaise Op. 3

For pianoforte & cello in C Major, Op. 3 (BI 41) composed 1829/10/20 – 1829/10/28.

There exist arrangements for pianoforte solo, for pianoforte & cello OR violin, for pianoforte & viola, for pianoforte & flute. These arrangements are not Chopin’s. For details see Brown (1960) p. 41.

Introduction to the Polonaise Op. 3

For pianoforte & cello in C Major, Op. 3 (BI 52) composed 1830/4.

Sonata Op. 4 (posth.)

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 4 (BI 23) composed 1828/early.

The inscription on the autograph says “oeuvre 3”, which is incorrect.

Rondo a la Mazur Op. 5

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 5 (BI 15) composed 1826.

Mazurka Op. 6, 1

For pianoforte in F sharp minor, Op. 6, 1 (BI 60) composed 1830/late.

Mazurka Op. 6, 2

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 6, 2 (BI 60) composed 1830/late.

Mazurka Op. 6, 3

For pianoforte in E Major, Op. 6, 3 (BI 60) composed 1830/late.

Mazurka Op. 6, 4

For pianoforte in E flat minor, Op. 6, 4 (BI 60) composed 1830/late.

Mazurka Op. 7, 1

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 7, 1 (BI 61) composed 1830-31.

Mazurka Op. 7, 2

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 7, 2 (BI 61) composed 1830-31.

for the 1st version see BI 45

Mazurka Op. 7, 3

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 7, 3 (BI 61) composed 1830-31.

Mazurka Op. 7, 4 (1st version)

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 7, 4 (BI 7) composed 1824..

This is the first version of BI 61 = Op. 7, 4

Mazurka Op. 7, 4

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 7, 4 (BI 61) composed 1824.

Mazurka Op. 7, 5

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 7, 5 (BI 61) composed 1830-31.

Trio Op. 8

For pianoforte & viol& cello in G minor, Op. 8 (BI 25) composed 1829/early.

Nocturne Op. 9, 1

For pianoforte in B flat minor, Op. 9, 1 (BI 54) composed 1830-31/spring.

Nocturne Op. 9, 2

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 9, 2 (BI 54) composed 1830-31/spring.

Nocturne Op. 9, 3

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 9, 3 (BI 54) composed 1830-31/spring.

Study Op. 10, 1

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 10, 1 (BI 59) composed 1830/late autumn.

Study Op. 10, 2

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 10, 2 (BI 59) composed 1830/late autumn.

Study Op. 10, 3

For pianoforte in E Major, Op. 10, 3 (BI 74) composed 1832/8/25.

Study Op. 10, 4

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 10, 4 (BI 75) composed 1832/8.

Study Op. 10, 5

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, Op. 10, 5 (BI 57) composed 1830/summer (?).

Study Op. 10, 6

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 10, 6 (BI 57) composed 1830/summer (?).

Study Op. 10, 7

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 10, 7 (BI 68) composed 1832/spring.

Study Op. 10, 8

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 10, 8 (BI 42) composed 1829/10 – 1829/11.

Study Op. 10, 9

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 10, 9 (BI 42) composed 1829/10 – 1829/11.

Study Op. 10, 10

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 10, 10 (BI 42) composed 1829/10 – 1829/11.

Study Op. 10, 11

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 10, 11 (BI 42) composed 1829/10 – 1829/11.

Study Op. 10, 12

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 10, 12 (BI 67) composed 1831/9 (?).

Concerto Op. 11

For pianoforte & orchestra in E minor, Op. 11 (BI 53) composed 1830/4-8.

Introduction and Variations on the ‘Ronde’ from Herold’s ‘Ludovic’ Op. 12

For pianoforte B Flat Major, Op. 12 (BI 80) composed 1833/summer.

Grand Fantasia on Polish Airs Op. 13

For pianoforte & orchestra in A Major, Op. 13 (BI 28) composed 1828/11.

Among the Polish airs used are:
  1. The folk song ‘Juz miesiac zaszedl, psy sie uspily’ (‘Already the moon had set, the dogs were asleep’)
  2. An air by Karol (Kasimir) Kurpinski
  3. A Kujawiak (see: Abraham, Gerald, “Chopin’s musical style”, London 1939, p. 23)

Krakowiak: Grand Concert Rondo Op. 14

For pianoforte & orchestra in F Major, Op. 14 (BI 29) composed 1828/11-12.

A Krakowiak is a Polish dance in 2/4 time of the Krakow district.

Nocturne Op. 15, 1

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 15, 1 (BI 55) composed 1830-31 (Arthur Hedley says later, after Chopin’s arrival in Paris).

Nocturne Op. 15, 2

For pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 15, 2 (BI 55) composed 1830-31/spring (Arthur Hedley says later, after Chopin’s arrival in Paris).

Nocturne Op. 15, 3

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 15, 3 (BI 79) composed 1833.

Introduction and Rondo Op. 16

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 16 (BI 76) composed 1832.

Mazurka Op. 17, 1

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 17, 1 (BI 77) composed 1832-33.

Mazurka Op. 17, 2

For pianoforte in E minor, Op. 17, 2 (BI 77) composed 1832-33.

Mazurka Op. 17, 3

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 17, 3 (BI 77) composed 1832-33.

Mazurka Op. 17, 4 (1st version)

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 17, 4 (BI 8) composed 1824/8.

This is the first version of BI 77 = Op. 17, 4

Mazurka Op. 17, 4

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 17, 4 (BI 77) composed 1832-33.

Waltz Op. 18

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 18 (BI 62) composed 1831.

Introduction and Boléro Op. 19

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 19 (BI 81) composed 1833.

Key changes to A Major.

Scherzo no. 1 Op. 20

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 20 (BI 65) composed 1831/5-6, 1832 revised.

Concerto Op. 21

For pianoforte & orchestra in F minor, Op. 21 (BI 43) composed 1829/autumn – 1830/early.

  1. Breitkopf & Haertel published an arrangement for pianoforte solo shortly after the 1st publication.
  2. First known performance was privately in Chopin’s home on 1830/3/3, with Kurpinski conducting. Public performance a fortnight later in National Theatre, Warszawa.
  3. The work was called ‘Second Concerto’ on publication due to a delay in preparing the orchestral parts. In order of composition it is the first.

Grand Polonaise Op. 22

For pianoforte & orchestra in E Flat Major, Op. 22 (BI 58) composed 1830/9 – 1831/7.

Andante Spianato Op. 22

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 22 (BI 88) composed 1834.

Ballade no. 1 Op. 23

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 23 (BI 66) composed 1831/5-6 sketched, 1835 completed.

Mazurka Op. 24, 1

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 24, 1 (BI 89) composed 1834-35.

Mazurka Op. 24, 2

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 24, 2 (BI 89) composed 1834-35.

Mazurka Op. 24, 3

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 24, 3 (BI 89) composed 1834-35.

Mazurka Op. 24, 4

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 24, 4 (BI 89) composed 1834-35.

Study Op. 25, 1

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 25, 1 (BI 104) composed 1836/9 early.

Study Op. 25, 2

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 25, 2 (BI 97) composed 1836/1.

Study Op. 25, 3

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 25, 3 (BI 99) composed 1836.

Study Op. 25, 4

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 25, 4 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 5

For pianoforte in E minor, Op. 25, 5 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 6

For pianoforte in G sharp minor, Op. 25, 6 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 7

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 25, 7 (BI 98) composed 1836/early.

Study Op. 25, 8

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 25, 8 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 9

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, Op. 25, 9 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 10

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 25, 10 (BI 78) composed 1832-34.

Study Op. 25, 11

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 25, 11 (BI 83) composed 1834.

Study Op. 25, 12

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 25, 12 (BI 99) composed 1836.

Polonaise Op. 26, 1

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 26, 1 (BI 90) composed 1834-35.

Polonaise Op. 26, 2

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 26, 2 (BI 90) composed 1834-35.

Nocturne Op. 27, 1

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 27, 1 (BI 91) composed 1835.

Nocturne Op. 27, 2

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 27, 2 (BI 96) composed 1835/autumn.

Prelude Op. 28, 1 (?)

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 28, (BI 124) composed 1839/11 (?).

Prelude Op. 28, 2

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 28, 2 (BI 123) composed 1838/11-12.

Prelude Op. 28, 3

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 28, 3 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 4

For pianoforte in E minor, Op. 28, 4 (BI 123) composed 1838/11-12.

Prelude Op. 28, 5

For pianoforte in D Major, Op. 28, 5 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 6

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 28, 6 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 7

For pianoforte in A Major, Op. 28, 7 (BI 100) composed 1836.

Prelude Op. 28, 8

For pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 28, 8 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 9

For pianoforte in E Major, Op. 28, 9 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude op, 28, 10

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 28, 10 (BI 123) composed 1838/11-12.

Prelude Op. 28, 11

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 28, 11 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 12

For pianoforte in G sharp minor, Op. 28, 12 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 13

For pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 28, 13 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 14

For pianoforte in E flat minor, Op. 28, 14 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 15

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 28, 15 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 16

For pianoforte in B flat minor, Op. 28, 16 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 17

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 28, 17 (BI 100) composed 1836.

Prelude Op. 28, 18

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 28, 18 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 19

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 28, 19 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 20

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 28, 20 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 21

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 28, 21 (BI 123) composed 1838/11-12.

Prelude Op. 28, 22

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 28, 22 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 23

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 28, 23 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Prelude Op. 28, 24

For pianoforte in D minor, Op. 28, 24 (BI 107) composed 1836-1838/11.

Impromptu no. 1 Op. 29

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 29 (BI 110) composed 1837.

Mazurka Op. 30, 1

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 30, 1 (BI 105) composed 1836-37.

Mazurka Op. 30, 2

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 30, 2 (BI 105) composed 1836-37.

Mazurka Op. 30, 3

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 30, 3 (BI 105) composed 1836-37.

Mazurka Op. 30, 4

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 30, 4 (BI 105) composed 1836-37.

Scherzo no. 2 Op. 31

For pianoforte in B flat minor, Op. 31 (BI 111) composed 1837.

Nocturne Op. 32, 1

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 32, 1 (BI 106) composed 1836-37.

Nocturne Op. 32, 2

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 32, 2 (BI 106) composed 1836-37.

Mazurka Op. 33, 1

For pianoforte in G sharp minor, Op. 33, 1 (BI 115) composed 1837-38.

Mazurka Op. 33, 2

For pianoforte in D Major, Op. 33, 2 (BI 115) composed 1837-38.

Mazurka Op. 33, 3

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 33, 3 (BI 115) composed 1837-38.

Mazurka Op. 33, 4

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 33, 4 (BI 115) composed 1837-38.

Waltz Op. 34, 1

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 34, 1 (BI 94) composed 1835/9/15.

Waltz Op. 34, 2

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 34, 2 (BI 64) composed 1831.

Waltz Op. 34, 3

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 34, 3 (BI 118) composed 1838.

Funeral March from Sonata Op. 35

For pianoforte in B flat minor, Op. 35 (BI 114) composed 1837.

Sonata no. 1 Op. 35 (1st movement, Scherzo, Finale)

For pianoforte in B flat minor, Op. 35 (BI 128) composed 1839/summer.

Impromptu no. 2 Op. 36

For pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 36 (BI 129) composed 1839/autumn early.

Nocturne Op. 37, 1

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 37, 1 (BI 119) composed 1838.

Nocturne Op. 37, 2

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 37, 2 (BI 127) composed 1839/7/2.

Ballade no. 2 Op. 38

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 38 (BI 102) composed 1836 1st version, 1839/1 final version.

Scherzo no. 3 Op. 39

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 39 (BI 125) composed 1839/1 – 1839/mid.

Polonaise Op. 40, 1

For pianoforte in A Major, Op. 40, 1 (BI 120) composed 1838/10.

Polonaise Op. 40, 2

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 40, 2 (BI 121) composed 1838/10 (sketch) 1839/early (finished).

Mazurka Op. 41, 1

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 41, 1 (BI 126) composed 1839/7.

Mazurka Op. 41, 2

For pianoforte in E minor, Op. 41, 2 (BI 122) composed 1838/11/28.

Mazurka Op. 41, 3

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 41, 3 (BI 126) composed 1839/7.

Mazurka Op. 41, 4

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 41, 4 (BI 126) composed 1839/7.

Waltz Op. 42

For pianoforte in A flat minor, Op. 42 (BI 131) composed 1840/spring.

Tarantella Op. 43

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 43 (BI 139) composed 1841/summer.

Polonaise Op. 44

For pianoforte in F sharp minor, Op. 44 (BI 135) composed 1840/late – 1841/8.

Prelude Op. 45

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 45 (BI 141) composed 1841/8-9.

Allegro de Concert Op. 46

For pianoforte in A Major, Op. 46 (BI 72) composed 1832 sketched, 1841/5 completed.

Originally conceived as a concerto for pianoforte and orchestra.

Ballade no. 3 Op. 47

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 47 (BI 136) composed 1840 (sketch) 1841/summer (finished).

Nocturne Op. 48, 1

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 48, 1 (BI 142) composed 1841/10.

Nocturne Op. 48, 2

For pianoforte in F sharp minor, Op. 48, 2 (BI 142) composed 1841/10.

Fantasia Op. 49

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 49 (BI 137) composed 1841/early (sketch) 1841/5 (finished).

Mazurka Op. 50, 1

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 50, 1 (BI 145) composed 1841/autumn-1842/summer.

Mazurka Op. 50, 2

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 50, 2 (BI 145) composed 1841/autumn-1842/summer.

Mazurka Op. 50, 3

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 50, 3 (BI 145) composed 1841/autumn-1842/summer.

Impromptu no. 3 Op. 51 (‘Allegro Vivace’)

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, Op. 51 (BI 149) composed 1842/autumn.

Ballade no. 4 Op. 52

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 52 (BI 146) composed 1842.

Polonaise Op. 53

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 53 (BI 147) composed 1842.

Scherzo no. 4 Op. 54

For pianoforte in E Major, Op. 54 (BI 148) composed 1842.

Nocturne Op. 55, 1

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 55, 1 (BI 152) composed 1843.

Nocturne Op. 55, 2

For pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 55, 2 (BI 152) composed 1843.

Mazurka Op. 56, 1

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 56, 1 (BI 153) composed 1843.

Mazurka Op. 56, 2

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 56, 2 (BI 153) composed 1843.

Mazurka Op. 56, 3

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 56, 3 (BI 153) composed 1843.

Berceuse Op. 57

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 57 (BI 154) composed 1843, revised in 1844.

Sonata no. 2 Op. 58, 2

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 58, 2 (BI 155) composed 1844/summer.

Mazurka Op. 59, 1

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 59, 1 (BI 157) composed 1845/6-7.

Mazurka Op. 59, 2

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 59, 2 (BI 157) composed 1845/6-7.

Mazurka Op. 59, 3

For pianoforte in F sharp minor, Op. 59, 3 (BI 157) composed 1845/6-7.

Barcarolle Op. 60

For pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 60 (BI 158) composed 1845/autumn-1846/summer.

Polonaise-Fantaisie Op. 61

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 61 (BI 159) composed 1845/autumn-1846/summer.

Nocturne Op. 62, 1

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 62, 1 (BI 161) composed 1846.

Nocturne Op. 62, 2

For pianoforte in E Major, Op. 62, 2 (BI 161) composed 1846.

Mazurka Op. 63, 1

For pianoforte in B Major, Op. 63, 1 (BI 162) composed 1846/autumn early.

Mazurka Op. 63, 2

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 63, 2 (BI 162) composed 1846/autumn early.

Mazurka Op. 63, 3

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 63, 3 (BI 162) composed 1846/autumn early.

Waltz Op. 64, 1

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 64, 1 (BI 164) composed 1846-47.

Waltz Op. 64, 2

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 64, 2 (BI 164) composed 1846-47.

Waltz Op. 64, 3

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 64, 3 (BI 164) composed 1846-47.

Sonata Op. 65

For pianoforte in & cello in G minor, Op. 65 (BI 160) composed 1845/autumn-1846.

Fantasie-Impromptu Op. 66 (posth.)

For pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 66 (BI 87) composed 1834.

Mazurka Op. 67, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 67, 1 (BI 93) composed 1835.

Mazurka Op. 67, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 67, 2 (BI 167) composed 1849/summer.

Mazurka Op. 67, 3 (posth.)

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 67, 3 (BI 93) composed 1835.

Mazurka Op. 67, 4 (posth.)

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 67, 4 (BI 163) composed 1846.

There are three versions.

Mazurka Op. 68, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 68, 1 (BI 38) composed 1829.

Mazurka Op. 68, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 68, 2 (BI 18) composed 1827.

Mazurka Op. 68, 3 (posth.)

For pianoforte in F Major, Op. 68, 3 (BI 34) composed 1829.

The section ‘poco piu vivo’ is from the folk-tune ‘Oj Magdalino’

Mazurka Op. 68, 4 (posth.)

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 68, 4 (BI 168) composed 1849/summer.

Waltz Op. 69, 1 (posth.) (‘L’Adieu Waltz’)

For pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 69, 1 (BI 95) composed 1835/9/24.

Waltz Op. 69, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in B minor, Op. 69, 2 (BI 35) composed 1829.

Waltz Op. 70, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in G Flat Major, Op. 70, 1 (BI 92) composed 1835.

Mazurka Op. 70, 2 (1st version)

For pianoforte in A minor, Op. 70, 2 (BI 45) composed 1829.

Waltz Op. 70, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 70, 2 (BI 138) composed 1841/6.

Waltz Op. 70, 3 (posth.)

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 70, 3 (BI 40) composed 1829/10/3.

Polonaise Op. 71, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in D minor, Op. 71, 1 (BI 11) composed 1825.

Polonaise Op. 71, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in B Flat Major, Op. 71, 2 (BI 24) composed 1828.

no tempo or expression marks in the manuscript

Polonaise Op. 71, 3 (posth.)

For pianoforte in F minor, Op. 71, 3 (BI 30) composed 1828.

Nocturne Op. 72, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in E minor, Op. 72, 1 (BI 19) composed 1827.

Funeral March Op. 72, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in C minor, Op. 72, 2 (BI 20) composed 1827.

The work exists in 2 versions:
  1. Published by Schlesinger 1855/5.
  2. Published in Oxford Edition of Chopin’s Works III, ed. E. Ganche, London 1932

Ecossaise Op. 72, 3, 1 (posth.)

For pianoforte in D Major, Op. 72, 3, 1 (BI 12) composed 1826.

Ecossaise Op. 72, 3, 2 (posth.)

For pianoforte in G Major, Op. 72, 3, 2 (BI 12) composed 1826.

Ecossaise Op. 72, 3, 3 (posth.)

For pianoforte in D Flat Major, Op. 72, 3, 3 (BI 12) composed 1826.

Rondo Op. 73

For pianoforte in C Major, Op. 73 (BI 26) composed 1828/summer.

Four pages facsimile in the Warszawa edition of 1954.
This is the earlier version of BI 27.

Rondo Op. 73 (final version) (posth.)

For pianoforte & pianoforte in C Major, Op. 73 (BI 27) composed 1828/8.

This is the final version of BI 26

Song Op. 74, 1 ‘The wish’ (‘Were I the sun in the sky’)
[‘Zyczenie’ (‘Gdybym byla sloneczkiem na’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in A Major, Op. 74, 1 (BI 33) composed 1829.

(1) Liszt used the song as no. 2 of ‘Glanes de Woronince’ (publ. Kistner, Leipzig 1849), calling it ‘Melodie Polonaise’
(2) Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 2 ‘Spring’ (‘The dew glistens, the stream gushes through the fields’)
[‘Wiosna'(‘Blyscza krople rosy mruczy zdroj po bloni’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in G minor, Op. 74, 2 (BI 116) composed 1838.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Andantino Op. 74, 2 (solo arr. for pianoforte of the song Op. 74, 2)

For pianoforte in G minor, Op. 74, 2 (BI 117) composed 1838/4 – 1848/9/1 (?).

  1. Date is doubtful; there are 5 manuscripts dated between April 1838 and 1 September 1848.
  2. The Andantino is an arrangement for pianoforte solo from the Song Op. 74, 2 ‘Wiosna’ (‘Spring’).

Song Op. 74, 3 ‘The sad stream’ (‘A stream flowing from foreign parts’)
[‘Smutna Rzeka’ (‘Rzeko z cudzoziemcow strony’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in F sharp minor, Op. 74, 3 (BI 63) composed 1831.

Text by Stefan Wiwicki

Song Op. 74, 4 ‘Merrymaking’ (‘Serving Maid, take care’)
[‘Hulanka’ (‘Szynkareczko’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 74, 4 (BI 50) composed 1830.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 5 ‘There where she loves’ (‘A stream loves the vale’)
[‘Gdzie lubi’ (‘Strumyk lubi w dolinie’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in A Major, Op. 74, 5 (BI 32) composed 1829.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 6 ‘Out of my sight!’ (‘Out of my sight’)
[‘Precz z moich oczu!'(‘Precz z moich oczu! posluchani odrazu!’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in F minor, Op. 74, 6 (BI 48) composed 1830/spring.

Key changes to A Flat Major!
Text by Adam Mickiewicz.

Song Op. 74, 7 ‘The envoy’ (‘The early sun broke forth’)
[‘Posel'(‘Blyslo ranne ziolko’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in F Major, Op. 74, 7 (BI 50) composed 1830.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 8 ‘Handsome Lad’ (‘Strong, tall and young’)
[‘Sliczny chlopiec'(‘Wzniosly, smukly i mlody’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in D Major, Op. 74, 8 (BI 143) composed 1841.

Text by Bohdan Zaleski

Song Op. 74, 9 ‘Melody’ (‘From the mountains they bore the terrible crosses’)
[‘Melodya’ (‘Z gor gdzie dzwigali strasznych krzyzow’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in G Major, Op. 74, 9 (BI 165) composed 1847.

Key changes to E minor!
Text by Zygmunt Krasinski, early editions give “Author unknown”

Song Op. 74, 10 ‘The Warrior’ (‘My bay horse neighs’)
[‘Wojak’ (‘Rzyj moj gniady’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in A Flat Major, Op. 74, 10 (BI 47) composed 1830/spring.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 11 ‘The Double End’ (‘They loved for a year…’)
[‘Dwojaki koniec’ (‘Rok sie kochali…’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in D minor, Op. 74, 11 (BI 156) composed 1845.

Text by Bohdan Zaleski

Song Op. 74, 12 ‘My darling’ (‘My darling when you are happily singing’)
[Moja ‘pieszczotka’ (‘Moja pieszczotka gdy wesolej’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in G Flat Major, Op. 74, 12 (BI 112) composed 1837.

Text by Adam Mickiewicz

Song Op. 74, 13 ‘I want what I have not’ (‘Mist before my eyes’)
[‘Nie ma czego trzeba’ (‘Mgla mi do oczu’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in A minor, Op. 74, 13 (BI 156) composed 1845.

Text by Bohdan Zaleski

Song Op. 74, 14 The ring (‘I’m sad, nurse’)
[Pierscien (‘Smutno nianki, ci spiewaly’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in E Flat Major, Op. 74, 14 (BI 103) composed 1836/9/8.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 15 ‘The Bridgeroom’ (‘The wind rose…’)
[‘Narzeczony’ (‘Wiatr zaszumial’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in E minor, Op. 74, 15 (BI 63) composed 1831.

Text by Stefan Witwicki

Song Op. 74, 16 ‘Lithuanian Song’ (‘Very early in the morning’)
[‘Piosnka Litewska’ (‘Bardzo raniuchno’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in F Major, Op. 74, 16 (BI 63) composed 1830-31.

Text by Ludwika Osinskiego

Song Op. 74, 17 Poland’s Dirge ‘Hymn from the Tomb’ (‘The leaves drift from the trees’)
[Spiew grobowy (‘Leca liscie z drzewa’) ]

For voice & pianoforte in E flat minor, Op. 74, 17 (BI 101) composed 1836.

Text by Wincenty Pol

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