General information

A concise introduction to the genre of the work in question paves the way for more detailed philological analysis. Further information about the various genres and Chopin’s oeuvre as a whole can be found in many publications listed in the Bibliography, especially Belotti 1997, Eigeldinger 2006, Kallberg 1996, Niecks [1888] R1902, Rink 1997 and 2013, and Samson 1985 and 1996. Reference should also be made to Chopin’s correspondence, available in Polish (KFC 1955), French (CFC 1981) and English (Chopin 1962).