Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35, popularly known as The Funeral March, was completed in 1839 at Nohant, near Châteauroux in France. However, the third movement, whence comes the sonata’s common nickname, had been composed as early as 1837.
The Sonata is considered to be one of the greatest masterworks of the nineteenth century.
The first movement Grave – Doppio movimento features a stormy opening theme and a gently lyrical second theme.
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For the remaining Sonatas, please, see:
- Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 – 1. Allegro maestoso
- Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 – 2. Scherzo: Molto vivace
- Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 – 3. Largo
- Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 – 4. Finale: Presto non tanto; Agitato
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