Chopin

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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Philadelphia OrchestraEugene OrmandyArthur Rubinstein The Polish-Russian War of 1830/31 was essentially an armed rebellion of a politically partitioned Poland against the Russian Empire. Although the Polish resistance was able to achieve some minor victories, the Imperial Russian Army quickly crushed
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Rags to Riches – Folk in the Chopin Mazurkas
Without doubt, one of the greatest and most important composers for piano was Frederic Chopin. His groundbreaking harmonies, forms and textures make him one of the most prominent names associated with piano music. With the exception of a couple of
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Frédéric Chopin – Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń
Etude in C Sharp Minor Op.25 No. 7 Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń From Frédéric Chopin – Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń (2013) Released by CD Accord Chopin: Etude in C Sharp Minor Op.25 No. 7In an interview of 2005, conducted by the recently departed first
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The Frailty of a Genius: Frederic Chopin
For many years people believed that Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) had died from tuberculosis. Not only was he known for his chronic coughs, breathlessness and haemotypsis (coughing out blood), ‘tuberculosis’ was also cited as the cause of death on his death
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Presenting Jian Wang – Chopin, Barber, Schumann
Chopin Sonata Op. 65 Largo Jian Wang, cello Carol Rosenberger, piano From Presenting Jian Wang – Chopin, Barber, Schumann (1990) Released by Delos Records Chopin: Cello Sonata Op. 65 – Largo Recording debut of Jian Wang in 1990. A wonderful
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Chopin: The Piano Concertos
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Larghetto Rafal Blechacz, piano Jerzy Semkow, conductor Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra From Chopin: The Piano Concertos (2009) Released by Deutsche Grammophon Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Larghetto 25-year-old Rafal Blechacz, winner
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Chopin: Mazurkas
Mazurka op. 17 no. 4 in A minor Cédric Tiberghien, piano From Chopin: Mazurkas (2010) Released by Harmonia Mundi Chopin: Mazurka op. 17 no. 4 in A minor Wonderful recording by Cédric Tiberghien, to finish the Chopin year “en beauté”.
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Frédéric Chopin: Les 21 Nocturnes
Nocturne Op. 9 No. 3 Pascal Amoyel, piano From Frédéric Chopin: Les 21 Nocturnes (2010) Released by Calliope Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 3 Refined, sensitive and delicate, Pascal Amoyel’s recording of Chopin’s Nocturnes was awarded the Honorable Mentions from
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