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Making an Impact

Donald Macleod looks at Chopin's growing reputation and how he collected some celebrity fans including Robert Schumann.

Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

Variations on La ci darem la mano, Op 2
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Charles Mackerras (conductor)

Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante, Op 22
Artur Rubinstein (piano).

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Tue 13 May 2008 20:45

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