Chopin's Minute Waltz
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Chopin: Compositions, pronunciation, biography and other facts
11. Chopin's Minute Waltz
Chopin's 'Minute' Waltz isn't minute, as in small, it's minute in that it lasts 60 seconds. Well, almost: the 138 bars of music take between a minute and a half and two minutes to play. Chopin's publishers decided on the nickname.