Largetto, Chopin second piano concerto, which means a pretty slow piece w piano and orchestra, it’s heartbreaking but it has to keep going, you have to maintain the beat.
And it’s not just romantic. Now I remember that there is danger, mystery, something really ominous actually and yet…above it all is romance. It’s love and it ends, it has to end and it has to feel concluded, in this case w piece.
I’ve never understood the third movt of things. I mean, piano concertos, Beethoven sonatas. They call come in three movements. The first sets the scene, it’s the tempest or it’s the pathetic, the second is heartbreaking or, and the third is almost jovial and trivial and fun. Why this third one? It has no depth. It takes away almost