Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

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Fantaisie-Impromptu in C# minor Opus 66 artwork 1

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C# minor Opus 66 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849 : Poland) Soloists: Nikolai Lugansky Record label: Onyx Catalogue ID: ONYX 4049

Frederic Chopin Conductor: Jerzy Semkow Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Soloists: Rafal Blechacz Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 8088

Frederic Chopin Conductor: Andris Nelsons Ensemble: Staatskapelle Berlin Soloists: Daniel Barenboim Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 9520

Prelude in Db major Opus 28 No.15 artwork 5

Prelude in Db major Opus 28 No.15 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849 : Poland) Soloists: Martha Argerich Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4618582

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One handed piano Chopin

This guy can text, play chess and lift weights at the same time as playing virtuosic Chopin

Chopin marimba duo

Watch a Chopin Prelude performed on two marimbas *by identical twins*

Piano a la Chopin

This pianist composed a scherzo in the style of Chopin and it’s staggeringly good

New releases 12th June

New Releases: Bach with Zhu Xiao-Mei and Emmanuel Despax plays Chopin

new releases 24th april

New releases: Mozart In Havana & Ivana Gavric plays Chopin

New Releases 20th Feb

New Releases: Richard Harvey's Kyrie and The Four Seasons with Francesco Grillo

chopin minute waltz timer

Chopin's 'Minute Waltz' played in under a minute sounds unsurprisingly terrible