Today I finished the Fantasy and the sky is beautiful, theres a sadness in my heart but thats alright. If it were otherwise, perhaps my existence would be worth nothing to anyone.
Chopin wrote these moving words in a letter to Julian Fontana on completing one of his most important worksthe Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49. The facsimile of the autograph Stichvorlage for the Leipzig firm of Breitkopf & Härtel is the tenth volume in the series Works by Chopin. Facsimile Edition (series no. A XI/49). It comes with a scholarly commentary by Professor Mieczysław Tomaszewski. The original manuscript is held in the National Library in Warsaw under the shelf-mark Mus. 228 Cim.
- Language of edition: eng, esp, fre, ger, jap, pol
- Number of pages: 17
- Cover: hardcover
- Published: 2007