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Impromptu no. 2 op. 36

for pianoforte in F Sharp Major, Op. 36 (Br. 129, KK. 581-587)
composed in 1839/autumn early, published in 1840

"Please read, and immediately send that fool a letter. That wretched Wessel, I shall no longer send him, that Agrément au Salon, anything ever. Perhaps you do not know that this is how he called my second impromptu..." - From a letter sent by Chopin to Fontana in Paris, Nohant 18 Sep 1841

Nocturne op. 37, 1

for pianoforte in G minor, Op. 37, 1 (Br. 119, KK. 588-600)
composed in 1838, published in 1840

Nocturne op. 37, 2

for pianoforte in G Major, Op. 37, 2 (Br. 127, KK. 588-600)
composed in 1839/7/2, published in 1840

"I have a new nocturne in G major, which will form a pair with the one in G minor." - From a letter sent by Chopin to Fontana in Paris, Nohant 8 Aug 1839

Ballade no. 2 op. 38

for pianoforte in F Major, Op. 38 (Br. 102, KK. 601-609)
composed in 1836 1st version, 1839/1 final version, published in 1840

        dedicated to his friend Robert Schumann

"The passionate episodes seem to have been added later. I recall precisely, that while playing the ballade, Chopin ended it in F major; now it ends in A minor." - Robert Schumannn, Gesammethe Musik und Musiker, Leipzig 1888 vol 3

"Madame Viardot told me that Chopin frequently played the opening Andantino but never that what follows." - Camile Saint-Saens, Etude des variantes, Paris 1882

Scherzo no. 3 op. 39

for pianoforte in C sharp minor, Op. 39 (Br. 125, 610-614)
composed in 1839/1 - 1839/mid, published in 1840

        dedicated to Adolf Gutmann

"Do not mention the scherzo to anyone. I do not know when I shall finish it, since I am still weak and unable to write." - From a letter by Chopin to Fontana in Paris, Marseilles 17 Mar 1839

"The scherzo is dedicated to Gutmann, and the chord in the bass is probably conceived for his hand, that of a fencing master. This chord cannot be spanned by any left hand (D# F# B D# F# bar 6)." - Wilhelm von Lenz, Die grossen pianoforte, Virtuosen unserer Zeit, Berlin 1872

Polonaise op. 40, 1

for pianoforte in A Major, Op. 40, 1 (Br. 120, 615-625)
composed in 1838/10, published in 1840

Polonaise op. 40, 2

for pianoforte in C minor, Op. 40, 2 (Br. 121, KK. 615-625)
composed in 1838/10 (sketch) 1839/early (finished), published in 1840

        two polonaises dedicated to Julian Fontana 

"You will find an answer to your sincere and true letter in the second Polonaise." - From Chopin's letter to Fontana in Paris, Marseilles 17 Mar 1839

"As for the polonaise I promise. But I'll keep changing the second part for you till I drop. Maybe you don't like yesterday's version. I racked my brains over it for all of 80 seconds." - From Chopin's letter to Fontana, Nohant 8 Oct 1839

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