Mazurka in G sharp minor, Op. 33 No. 1 Op. 33 No. 1
The first of the four Mazurkas, Op. 33, is composed in the dark and exceedingly rare key of G sharp minor, brightened just briefly by the key of B major. It is characterised by its focus, intimacy and restrained passion (appassionato). All for a moment. The height of succinctness and discretion.