Polonaise No.2

Frédéric Chopin

Polonaise No.2 in Eb minor

Op. 26/2, B. 90/2 • “Les favorites 2”

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The polonaise, contrary to what many think, was not a peasant dance, as should be inferred from its generally stately manner. Yet, this seventeenth-century form, in 3/4 timing, did make its way from the court into the Polish villages, and then into the more fashionable ballrooms. Chopin was not the first to write polon... read more