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Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

Part Two

Tuesday 13 May 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 13 May 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Leading up to The Chopin Experience on Radio 3, Donald Macleod introduces music and stories from the life of Fryderyk Chopin.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

2/5. Making an Impact

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

Etude No. 5 in G flat Major "Black Keys" from Op. 10
Murray Perahia (piano)
Sony Classical 518807 2
Track 5

Scherzo No 1 in B minor, op. 20
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Hyperion CDA66514
Track 2

Variations on "La Ci Darem La Mano," Op. 2 for Piano and Orchestra (Largo)
Emanuel Ax (piano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras
Sony Classical SK60771
Track 5

Mazurkas in A minor and A flat Op. 59, Nos 1 and 2
Vlado Perlemuter (piano)
Nimbus NI5393
Tracks 2-3

Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise, Op.22
Arthur Rubenstein (piano)
Recorded at London, Abbey Road EMI Studio, 7-8 February 1935
Andante AND1150




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