Chopin

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Minors of the Majors
Frédéric Chopin: Grand Duo Concertant
“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!
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Minors of the Majors
Frédéric Chopin: Variations on a Theme by Rossini, B. 9
“Minors of the Majors” invites you to discover compositions by the great classical composers that for one reason or another have not reached the musical mainstream. Please enjoy, and keep listening!
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A journey through the piano music of Frédéric Chopin
On 4th September 2015, British pianist Warren Mailley-Smith embarks on year-long survey of the complete piano music of Frédéric Chopin through a series of 11 concerts at St John’s Smith Square, London.
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Chopin goes Pop
When classical music aficionados are surveyed on the most popular romantic composer, the name Frédéric Chopin invariably rises to the top. This is hardly surprising as Chopin’s music, ranging from wistful Waltzes and sensual Nocturnes to fiery Etudes and Sonatas,
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Old Wine in New Bottles
Chopin in the 20th Century
The first transcriptions of Chopin’s music appeared as early as the 1830s, shortly after the publication of the original compositions. In time, some 1500 composers took up the task, with some popular works transformed hundreds of times for all possible
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Hommage à Chopin
As a young critic, Robert Schumann famously introduced Frédéric Chopin to European audiences with the words, “Hats off, gentlemen, a genius!” In a later review on the Chopin piano concertos, Schumann suggested, “If the autonomous, mighty monarch of the North
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Fireworks à la Chopin
You know the drill. As soon as the piano recital proper has finished, audience members—spontaneously or paid to do so—will furiously applaud in order to entice the artist to play additional pieces. Encores originated spontaneously but over time became so
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Chopin: 1846, last year at Nohant – Sonata for cello & piano / Piano Works
Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65: III. Largo From Chopin: 1846, last year at Nohant – Sonata for cello & piano / Piano Works (2015) Released by Harmonia Mundi Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65: III. Largo1846:
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