Papillons (Butterflies). 12 short dance pieces for pf. solo, Op.2, by Schumann, comp. 1829–31, inspired by masked-ball scene at end of Jean-Paul Richter's Flegeljahre (Age of Indiscretion). Also title given to hpd. piece by F. Couperin and pf. piece by Grieg (Op.43 No.1, 1884).
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