(1) Every now and then they stretch to a nocturne (average running time: five minutes) or polonaise (around six minutes), but seldom a ballade (close to ten).(2) Still, there is considerable personal concern in this ballade ; Charles hopes that the influential Philippe and Isabelle won't forget him, and he needs desperately the help of friends.(3) This song is an example of the ballade , one of the formes fixes, song patterns favored by the troubadours and trouvères.(4) His performance of the first ballade was effective and powerful.(5) The rondeau, virelai, and ballade have refrains as part of the poetic structure of their texts; these are distinct, though related.(6) The author takes the coda of the Chopin F Minor ballade as an example.(7) In the ballade to Philippe, then, the ‘cueur en gage’ likely would not seem particularly clever or pointedly topical.(8) After a few giggles from the members of the class, Pfeiffer continued with the second ballade of the Opus 10 set.(9) The legend upon which the ballade is based is just ghoulish enough to appeal to a teenager whose favorite pastime was watching horror movies.(10) The ballade , perhaps an 1848 homage to Liszt's soon-to-be-dead friend Chopin, was played every bit as tempestuously as one could wish for.(11) Gone are the days of programming a Bach prelude & fugue, a Beethoven sonata, a Chopin ballade and then ending with the Prokofiev Toccata.(12) To me, he plays it as if it were one of the Chopin ballades .(13) As if to defy the Depression, newspapers put a premium on cleverness, challenging readers with ballades and triolets, rhyming versions of operas, travelogues in verse.(14) The dramatic ballades that Goerne chooses - Belsazar, Die beiden Granadiere, and Die LÃwenbraut - offer their greatness only very reluctantly.(15) Within the squares of a chessboard, he has inscribed diverse phrases that can be recombined to form thirty-eight separate ballades .(16) His rondeaux and many of his ballades combine different, often highly syncopated, rhythms.