Barcarolle (Chopin)

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The opening of the Barcarolle

The Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60 is a piece for solo piano by Frédéric Chopin, composed between autumn of 1845 and summer 1846, three years before his death. Based on the barcarolle rhythm and mood, it features a sweepingly romantic and slightly wistful tone. Many of the technical figures for the right hand are thirds and sixths, while the left features very long reaches over an octave.

This is one of Chopin's last major compositions, along with his Op.61 Polonaise-Fantasie. Performance times average 7-9 minutes.

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