Etude / ROMANTIC MUSICChopin – Etude Op. 10 No. 1 – Ashkenazy, Piano Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No. 1 in C Major for solo piano was composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1829. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England as the first piece of his Études Op. 10.