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Scherzo No. 2 In B Flat Minor, Op. 31

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  1. Chopin's best known scherzo is his Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. In a letter, Brahms referred to the scherzo from his Second Piano Concerto as a "little wisp of a scherzo", in one of his typically sarcastic remarks, as it is a heavyweight movement.

  2. Chopin's Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor is especially notable for its sotto voce opening that seems to represent a kind of question and answer. Chopin himself used the piece in his teaching and admonished his pupils to play the first measures in a manner that evoked the image of a mortuary.

  3. Chopin's Scherzo in B flat minor/D flat major was published in Leipzig in the same year it was composed. It is the most popular of Chopin 's scherzos. Chopin wished his students to perform the opening phrase of this scherzo in a manner that evoked the image of a mortuary.

  4. Archie Chen - F. Chopin: 4 Impromptus - F. Chopin: Piano Sonata No 3 in B Minor, Op. 58 - F. Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in a Flat Major, Op. 47 - F. Chopin: Scherzo No 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 31 - .

  5. The Scherzo No. 2 in B♭ minor, Opus 31 is a scherzo by Frédéric Chopin. The work was composed and published in , and was dedicated to Countess Adèle Fürstenstein. Schumann compared this scherzo to a Byronic poem, “so overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love and contempt.”.

  6. Not cold perfection, in fact the piano tone is warm, intimate and resonant, like you were sitting next to him. A bit like Richter but more ready to yield, to unbend. Nothing wistful or lightminded, but neither is the playing po-faced or overdone. I especially liked op/2 and op/2, as well as the irrevocable drama of the Ballade No/5(14).

  7. Listen to Scherzo No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op by Maurizio Pollini. Join Napster and play your favorite music offline.

  8. This minute video lesson explores an in-depth look at the Scherzo No.2 in B-flat minor, Op by Frédéric Chopin. Areas of focus include clarity, counting, fingering, relaxation, accuracy, interpretation, balance between the melody and accompaniment, variety with melodic shaping (and different expressive ideas for shaping repetitive passages), long lines, voicing, artistic approach.

  9. Watch the video for Scherzo No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 31 from Frédéric Chopin's Chopin for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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