Chopin's Waterfall Op. 1 No. 10  Blog series

When Chopin arrived in Paris from Poland in 1831, he quickly became famous as a salon pianist. In 1833 he published his first set of études, Op. 10, which were well received. Read more about this challenging but beautiful piece!


Continuation of Chopin's Waterfall Op. 1 No. 10   Blog series

Second entry on Chopin's Waterfall étude. This entry is about the details of the instrument used by Chopin, as well as an exploration into the custom of nicknaming well-known pieces.


Series conclusion on Chopin's Waterfall Op. 1 No. 10   Blog series

The series conluding entry on Chopin's Waterfall étude discusses how this piece was influenced by its historical predecessors, and how it, in turn, influenced future pieces by successive composers.