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#415023 - 09/05/01 11:42 PM Polonaise in C# Minor Op.26 #1
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Probably the second best Chopin Polonaise (the first being the Heroic and the third being the Militarie) I have decided that I want to learn how to play it. Has anyone played this and if so, what is the level of difficulty for this peice?
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#415024 - 09/06/01 07:33 AM Re: Polonaise in C# Minor Op.26 #1
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Jgoo:

As the Polonaises go, this Op 26 C# minor is a relatively easy work, technically, and has some quite lovely moments in it. Similar to the "Military" - but more so - it has a rather abrupt ending, an ending that is somehow difficult to pull off convincingly. Do try it. I've always enjoyed playing it (for whatever that[/b] might be worth!).

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#415025 - 09/08/01 07:19 PM Re: Polonaise in C# Minor Op.26 #1
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My two favorites are the Polonaise in f# minor, op. 44, and the Polonaise-Fantasie.

I did play the c# minor Polonaise once, and it's not super difficult technically. It is a fantastic piece though, you won't regret working on it. Have fun!

[ September 08, 2001: Message edited by: Joe ]

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