Chopin in Warsaw - December, 1828

from Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin, pages 19-20:

The score of the Rondo a la Krakowiak is finished. The Introduction is original more so than I look in my felt greatcoat. But the Trio is not yet ready. Upstairs a room has been put at my disposal; the stairs lead up to it from the wardrobe-room. There I shall have an old piano, an old desk and a den of my own. My orphan Rondo for two pianos has found a foster-father in Fontana (you've perhaps seen him sometime at our house-- he goes to the University). He has practised it for about a month but has at last learnt it and we recently tried it over at Buchholtz's to see how it might …   more >>

cite as

Bronislaw Edward Sydow (Comp) and Chopin, and Arthur Hedley (ed.), Selected Correspondance of Fryderyck Chopin (Prescot, 1962), p. 19-20. accessed: 29 February, 2024

location of experience: Warsaw


Composer, Pianist

Listening to

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Rondo a la Krakowiak
written by Chopin
performed by Fontana

Experience Information

Date/Time December, 1828
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:22:08 +0000
Approved on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:14:00 +0100