Ballade no. 2, Op. 38

The term "ballade" was associated with French poetry until the mid-19th century, when Chopin was among the first to pioneer it as a musical form. Structurally, his ballades follow a form that is similar to the sonata, but with some variations, mainly regarding the position of the themes during the recapitulation. The Ballade no. 2, Op. 38, was composed from 1836 to 1839 and dedicated to Schumann, in return for his dedication of the Kreisleriana. Schumann, however, agreed with contemporary critics in noting the less inspired nature of this piece compared to ... more

About this Piece

Previous page Page # of #Next page
Full-screen

Advertisements

Sheet Music

Sheet Music Ballade No.2, Op.38 - Complete Score
Preview
Favorite
Download
Sheet Music Complete Score
Preview
Favorite
Download

Recordings

RecordingBallade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38
Favorite
Download
RecordingBallade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38
Favorite
Download

Samples

Ballade no. 2, Op. 38
Ballade no. 2, Op. 38

Questions

There are no questions yet.