Frédéric Chopin’s Berceuse Op. 57 (1843– 44) is a lullaby to be played on piano. It consists of variations in D-flat major. In the beginning the author entitled the work Variations, however the title was modified for publication to the current Berceuse.
It was first released by J. Meissonnier of Paris in 1844 and committed to Elise Gavard (1824-1900).
Chopin Berceuse in D flat major Op. 57 Piano Musical Sheet Download
The music starts and ends in 6/8 time. ‘Berceuse’ literally implies “cradle tune”. Its design has actually been referred to as impressionistic.
|Name Translations:||Berceuse (Chopin); Колискова (Шопен); 子守歌 (ショパン); 搖籃曲; Колыбельная; Berceuse op. 57|
|Opus/Catalogue Number:||Op. 57|
|I-Catalogue Number:||IFC 10|
|Year/Date of Composition:||1843-44|
|Dedication:||A Mlle. Elise Gavard|