Of all the composers of piano music, it is Chopin whose works are most frequently performed. Musicians and music lovers delight in his lovely melodies, rich harmonies, captivating rhythms, and command of total keyboard sound. This generous collection contains 46 of Chopin's most important and best-loved pieces, edited by Carl Mikuli and based on first-hand knowledge of the master's personal approach to these works. Included are the Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Berceuse, 3 Ecossaises, 5 Etudes (including the fiery "Revolutionary"), Fantaisie-Impromptu, "Marche Funèbre" from Sonata No. 2, 8 Mazurkas, 7 Nocturnes, 3 Polonaises (including the enormously popular "Militaire"), 9 Preludes, Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat Minor, and 6 Waltzes (including the "Minute Waltz"). Reprinted from authoritative sources, this superb collection brings together a splendid selection of pieces in one convenient, attractive, low-priced volume that will provide lasting enjoyment to a wide range of pianists and music lovers.