Piano Sonata No. 2 (Chopin)
piano sonata written by Chopin and published in 1840
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 comprises four movements:
- Grave – Doppio movimento
- Marche funèbre: Lento
- Finale: Presto
- Rosen, Charles (1995). The Romantic Generation. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
- Piano Sonata No. 2: Free scores at the International Music Score Library Project
- Piano Sonata No. 2 sheet music available at Musopen.com
- Recording of Sonata No.2 performed by the pianist Alberto Cobo