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Chopin: Sonata 2 Op. 35 in B-flat Minor

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ID:2037
Frédéric Chopin - Sonatas :
Sonata 2, Op. 35
Sonata 2 Op. 35  in B-flat Minor by Chopin piano sheet music
Key: B-flat Minor Published: 1837
Level: 8+ Period: Early Romantic
piano sheet music Piano score: Scanned score (4446 kB)


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xx Re: Request!
October 11, 2007, 10:52:51 AM by nilsjohan

Now there is.  Smiley


xx chopin 2nd sonata 4th movt comparison
October 31, 2007, 04:20:17 AM by fiasco

So, I've been into the 4th movt of Chopin's 2nd sonata lately, the whole weirdness of it, the power in its ending, and I've listened to a few different recordings, all not much different from each other, then I came acorss Horowitz performing at the White House:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmoL03qK378

and I thought, wow, that was really good, there's just something about it where you know the guy playing it has something going on the other pianists don't, and it was my favorite version until I came across Cziffra playing it, thus:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1LPVa5mn6w

Now, I feel the Cziffra recording is the best I've heard, there's just this whole other dimension to it, but this seems to be because of the liberties he's taken with it.  If I'm not mistaken (I can't get onto sheetmusicarchives to check it out for some reason) there are no pedal marks and barely any tempo or volume changes as written..  And if all these other pianists are sticking to the script, their recordings can only be so much...  If Cziffra goes about adding notes and creating phrases with the pedal, is it still really what Chopin intended?  Or is this what makes a great performer?


xx Chopin 2nd Sonata on youtube
September 03, 2010, 03:23:52 PM by awesom_o




 Huh


xx Can you reach all the notes in Chopin's Funeral March?
September 05, 2010, 10:42:35 PM by the romantic

Hello,

I've been playing Chopin's Funeral March (the one from the 2nd Piano Sonata) and I cannot reach one of the chords.  In bar 15 these is a left hand chord - Db Ab F, and my hand won't reach!!!  It is not written as an arpeggio, although I suppose I could play it like that.  Instead I play the Db an octave higher (between the Ab & F).  I do have quite small hands, but I am able to reach all the other chords, including an uncomfortable 10th in the left hand 3 measures later.

Can the rest of you reach this chord?  If not, what do you play instead?


Cheers!


xx Chopin - Sonata no.2 in b-flat minor, op.35 - III. Funeral March
March 12, 2011, 05:25:49 PM by andhow04

from a concert at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center.  the hall was set up like a dinner theatre, with the piano on a little stage, and the audience seated at so many round tables... no food was served, but they could buy drinks at the bar before the concert and during intermission.  it was a nice setup, i don't see why people can't do that in other venues... i remember going to a broadway show once ina very nice theatre, and people were allowed to bring their drinks into the hall.


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