Chopin was the only great composer who wrote almost entirely for the piano, and his works are of such a uniformly high quality that they are all absolutely essential in the repertoire of any aspiring pianist. The Preludes and Etudes are exquisitely beautiful examples of his genius.
They are reproduced here from the authoritative Mikuli edition and available in this one-volume publication.
25 Preludes-op.28, Nos.1-24
27 Etudes-op.10. Nos.1-12
Prelude In C Sharp Minor Op.45
Trois Nouvelles Etudes,