Chopin In the News:

Chopin, With Progenitors and Progeny
New York Times – United States
In a brief program note Mr. Goode called the concert “a kind of homage to Chopin.” In practice, this meant surrounding Chopin’s works with music by German
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Hamelin takes his piano off-roading
Boston Globe – United States
The second half began with some beautifully supple Chopin (Barcarolle, Op. 60 and Ballade No. 3) and proceeded with Liszt arrangements of more Chopin and
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Why hospitals make you sick
Independent – London,England,UK
Colin Ludlow is not so sure There is a scene in one of Ken Russell’s musical biographies where the consumptive Chopin coughs up blood over his piano.
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Art Talk: Which is the best single piano piece ever written?
The Capital Times – Madison,WI,USA
Lately, my music of choice has been the Ballades of Frederic Chopin (in a photograph, taken near the end of his life in 1849, at left).
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Premiera “Living With The Classics” – Poland
Fryderyk Chopin “Sonata No. 2” in B-Flat Major, Mvt. 4 (Presto) Flavio Varani, piano 11. Modest Moussorgsky “Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks” from Pictures
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Chopin In the Blogosphere:

CHOPIN – Thru Chopins’ Eyes
Lecture & Piano Recital: Classical Romantic Music:Chopin: Join us for an unusual view into the history of Poland and Paris through the eyes of Chopin in the 1800’s. Through his aristocratic Polish friends, Chopin knew the influential
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Music calms dogs in animal shelters
By Therese
For dogs, a growing body of research indicates they bark less and suffer fewer anxiety attacks when listening to Bach, Schubert and Chopin. In the Inland area, piped-in chamber music, concertos and sonatas waft through county animal
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Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 58
By The Avant Gardener
Martha Argerich: Chopin – Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 58 – I. Allegro maestoso (composed 1844, recorded 1965), from the Martha Argerich Plays Chopin: The Legendary 1965 Recording (EMI, 1999)
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