Some of Chopin's best-loved works are contained in this volume. More advanced than 14 of His Easiest Piano Selections, familiar preludes, waltzes and mazurkas are joined by "Fantaisie-Impromptu," "Etude in E Major" and "Polonaise in A Major." This versatile collection could be used over the span of several years as a student's facility develops. Helpful biographical and historical materials are provided for each work. Also included is an outstanding CD recording from the Naxos label by internationally renowned artist Idil Biret. She has made more than 70 recordings and has received numerous awards including: Lily Boulanger Memorial, Boston; Harriet Cohen - Dinu Lipatti gold medal, London; Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite, France; State Artist, Turkey and many others.