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10 May 2018, 18:16
The music of two stunning Romantic composers, mashed together. This is really lovely.
Edoardo Brotto, a piano virtuoso from Vicenza, Italy, has created a beautiful dialog between two of the world's most loved composers, Sergei Rachmaninov and Frédéric Chopin.
Over the course of just a day, he improvised, organised, practised, recorded and edited the final piece, named 'If Rachmaninov and Chopin were friends'.
He admits he found some sections particularly challenging, as both composers have a particularly tricky style to master individually, let alone both at once.
Plus, he's only gone and done a new-and-improved version, just here:
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