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Chopin’s Fourth Ballade

Frederic Chopin didn’t need to write monumental symphonies. His┬áBallade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52┬áreveals a universe of musical expression in just over ten minutes. Written between 1835 and 1842, Chopin’s four harmonically adventurous Ballades for solo piano inspired both Liszt and Brahms. Robert Schumann said that Chopin’s inspiration for the Fourth Ballade was […]

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