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

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

Most shared Chopin features

Most people can’t match the composers’ face to the music – can you?

Most people can’t match the composer’s face to the music – can you?

Liszt, Chopin and Brahms

A digital artist is creating remarkable 3D portraits of Brahms, Liszt and Chopin

A visual artist has created a 3D rendering of Frédéric Chopin’s face

Chopin’s face is brought to life in artist’s incredible 3D portraits

Broken piano new

A pianist’s grand piano broke on stage, and she dealt with it in the best way.

Listening to classical music will help students learn, says new study.

Chopin and Beethoven helps students pass exams, classical music study reveals

Chopin Beethoven 5

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony reworked in the style of Chopin is absolutely exquisite