Chopin in the News:

The secret of Gabriela Montero’s improvisations
Times Online – UK
From the improvised vocal polyphony, called discantus, of medieval times to the extravagant exhibitions of Chopin and Liszt in the salons of 19th-century
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A night out with Chopin!
Huddersfield Examiner – Huddersfield,UK
In Monday’s concert, which begins at 7.30pm, he will play Chopin’s Ballade No 1 in G minor, Nocturnes No 13 in C minor and No 14 in F sharp minor,
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Waleed Howrani lives up to reputation at AUB
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
By the time Howrani began playing Chopin’s etudes, the audience was transfixed. An etude is a composition designed to challenge an instrumentalist to
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• Symphony, guest artist set auditorium aglow
The Grand Rapids Press – – Grand Rapids,MI,USA
Kobrin, Gold Medalist in the 12th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, was guest soloist in Frederic Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
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Cyber snapshot
Dubuque Telegraph Herald – Dubuque,IA,USA
Project Gutenberg volunteers also have been digitizing public-domain sheet music, including works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Mozart and others.
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Step Up
By George Jackson
Wheeldon’s intermingling of Frederic Chopin and Kurt Weill songs takes getting used to. When the Washington Ballet first performed the work a couple of seasons ago (staged by Ashley Wheater), Chopin’s lyric ardor and Weill’s gritty
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Chopin in the blogosphere:

By mallorcaphotoblog
Frédéric Chopin spent three months in Mallorca in the Winter of 1838-39, some 169 years ago. He came in the company of George Sand and her two children from her marriage with Count Dudevant. Chopin suffered from tuberculosis and had

Chopin Preludes
By wolfy(wolfy)
Chopin’s first prelude is welcoming. Being in a Major key (c)and having a simple form suggests a certain amount of accessibility. The The two-note melodic gestures that make up this piece make me think of a visual welcoming gesture.
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Eternal Sonata
Eternal Sonata is the latest RPG from Tri-Crescendo, starring – of all potential heroes – Frederic Chopin. Yes, that Chopin – the Poet of the Piano, the famous composer who tragically died of tuberculosis aged only 39.

Warsaw’s inadequate airport
By W-wa Jeziorki(W-wa Jeziorki)
“On behaf ow LOT Połlysz Erlajnz, aj łud lajk tu łelkam ju tu Fryderyk Chopin Internaszonal Erport. Lokal tajm iz tłenty tu ten…” Sorry – Fryderyk Chopin what? No one – and I mean no one – calls Okęcie Airport by this name,
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Chopin Audios & Videos

Chopin: Mazurkas, Valses & autres danses / Arthur Schoonderwoerd
By e-man
Com This recording reconstructs an imaginary ball of the 1840’s, with all dances to Chopin’s polonaises, ländler, écossaises, mazurkas… The use of a piano by Ignaz Pleyel built in 1836 gives a special dimension to the […]
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Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano Demo II: Chopin Mazurka
By admin
This recording is of my Steinway & Sons model B. Sorry it’s incomplete. This video was also made to demonstrate the tone of the piano, which I was selling at the time. I no longer own this instrument. ShareThis.
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