: Second phrase

The first four measures of the second phrase are almost identical to measures 1 to 4 of the first phrase. At the last beat of measure 11, Chopin uses a C minor chord that leads to an augmented sixth chord in measure 13. An augmented sixth chord commonly resolves to the dominant chord. In this case, Chopin goes to a III degree chord (G minor). Measures 13 to 16 analysis:

Section B starts at the last chord.

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