Second phrase

The harmonic rhythm is accelerated in the second sentence. The harmonic pattern of measure 11 is repeated. In measures 12 and 13, it is transposed and ascending tone. Chopin moves from Bb minor to C minor and reaches Db major in measure 14 before returning to Bb minor:

Once again, the sixteenth notes of the right hand add chromatic non-harmonic tones. There is an augmented ninth over the dominant chord (written as Ab instead of G#):

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