Ballade No.2, Op.38 (Chopin, Frédéric)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.. Plate 6330.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. [1840]. Plate 6330.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Wessel & Co., n.d.. Plate W & Co.No.3182.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Troupenas & Cie., n.d.. Plate T. 925.
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Editor Ernst Rudorff (1840–1916)
Publisher. Info. Friedrich Chopin's Werke. Band I (pp.12-19)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. [1878]. Plate C. I. 2.
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Editor Karl Klindworth (1830-1916)
Publisher. Info. Oeuvres complètes de Frédéric Chopin, Band 1: Ballades (pp.12-19)
Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.[1880]. Plate 12261
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Editor Herrmann Scholtz (1845-1918)
Publisher. Info. Sämtliche Pianoforte-Werke, Band II (pp.289-95)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1879]. Plate 6216.
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Editor Theodor Kullak (1818-1882)
Translator Albert Ross Parsons (1847-1933)
Publisher. Info. Klavierwerke. Instructive Ausgabe, Vol.III: Ballades
Berlin: Schlesinger'sche Buch-und Musikhandlung, 1882. Plate S. 7288(2).
Co-issue - New York: G. Schirmer, 1882.
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Editor Carl Mikuli (1819-1897)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.5 (pp.17-25)
New York: G. Schirmer, 1894. Plate 11490
Reissue — Vol.5, 1934. Plate 36391.
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Editor Rafael Joseffy (1852-1915)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.5
New York: G. Schirmer, 1915. Plate 25646..
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Misc. Notes For the title page and preface for volume 5 see Ballade No.1, Op.23.
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Editor Alfred Cortot (1877-1962)
Publisher. Info. Édition nationale de musique classique
Edition de travail des œuvres de Chopin, vol.4
Paris: Salabert (Maurice Senart), (1929). Plate E.M.S. 5138.
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Editor Institut Fryderyka Chopina
Publisher. Info. Dzieła wszystkie Fryderyka Chopina, Vol.III: Ballades (pp.21-29)
Warszawa: Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, 1949. Plate PWM 232. (1973 reissue)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Andantino

For Violin and Piano (Schulz)

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Arranger August Schulz (1837-1909)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Litolff, No.1181, n.d.(ca.1860). Plate Collection Litolff No.1065.1181.
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Misc. Notes from - Chopin, Veschiedene Werke (Various Compositions)
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For Cello and Piano (Grützmacher)

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Arranger Leopold Grützmacher (1835-1900)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Litolff, n.d. Collection Litolff 1088.
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For Voice and Piano (Bordèse)
See: Œuvre célèbres de Chopin by Luigi Bordèse (No.7)
For Simplified Piano (Windsperger)

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Arranger Lothar Windsperger (1885-1935)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, 1917. Plate 06662
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General Information

Work Title Ballade No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Chopin, Frédéric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.38
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1836-1839
First Publication. 1839
Dedication Robert Schumann
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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Piano Music by Frédéric Chopin