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Second Ballad. Followed by Andante Spianato and Polonaise, Op: 22
CHOPIN'S second Ballad, like the first, Is made -of- two elements. ' Here, however, they form a more distinct contrast. It is as if the story were laid in two scenes, one quiet and pastoral, tho other grand and tempestuous, like a storm at sea.
The Andante Spianato (' Tranquilly flowing ')
Movement and the Polonaise (Polish Dance) which follow it were originally written as a work for Piano and Orchestra. The one has been likened to the picture of a calm lake in noontide haze. The other is a bright, showy piece, frankly designed to show off the prowc:n of a skilful Pianist. Chopin was only twenty when he wrote this.


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