Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu Op 66

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Composed in 1834, the Fantaisie-Impromptu was (curiously) never approved for publication in Chopin’s lifetime

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Composed in 1834, the Fantaisie-Impromptu was (curiously) never approved for publication in Chopin’s lifetime, perhaps because of some notable resemblances to an earlier Impromptu (Op 89) by Ignaz Moscheles. Though the central melody is far more memorable than his predecessor’s effort, as the songwriters of I’m Always Chasing Rainbows recognised when they stole it.