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    Tribute to Chopin
    Photo from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy Hanna Komarnicki
    Poppies over Burma
    fachadas
    Nohant Window 2 [96]
  • Nohant Manor -- Garden Entry from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy MUZA, SA and Hanna Komarnicki
    Chopin Project Educational Outreach
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    CHOPIN-PLANET
    16 Nohant Typical Berry Country Road - Nocturne in C Minor, 1847 [KK 1233-5] AG
    Chopin's Warsaw No. 2
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    Fryderyk Chopin's initials embellish the gate at The Hermitage -- formerly the Museum of the Chopin Festival -- where, in the summer of 1826, the Chopin family came to the spa at Duszniki "to take the waters."
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    OP 9 No 2 Cover
    Chopin Nocturnes Op. 48 Title page

Copyright 2010 Hanna and Juliusz Komarnicki

“Sometimes, through the window which opens onto the garden, strands of melody waft upwards from Chopin, and mingle with the songs of nightingales and the fragrance of roses. He never stops working.”

This from Eugene Delacroix to a friend, (from Nohant, June 7, 1842), may only hint at the precision that belies what seems often from Chopin to be pure improvisation.

Listen now to Chopin Project pianist, Olga Kleiankina bring these contrasting sensibilities to the first of three Mazurkas from Opus 56.

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