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Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

Part Five

Friday 16 May 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Friday 16 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

5/5. In Sickness and in Health

Donald Macleod tells the story of Chopin's battle with tuberculosis and its effect on his music.

Funeral March
Excerpt from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor, op 35
Marta Argerich (piano)
Deutsche Grammophon 4190552
CD1 Track 3

Nocturne in E minor, Op. 72/1
Peter Katin (piano)
Olympia OCD254
CD1 Track 1

Excerpts from 24 Preludes, op28.
No 15 in D flat major
No 23 in F major
No 24 in D minor
Havard Gimse (piano)
NAIM CD 028
Tracks 18, 26 and 27

Scherzo No. 4 in E Major Op. 54
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Philips 4126102
Track 4

Mazurka in F minor, Op 63/2
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
RCA 09026625422
Track 5

Barcarolle in F sharp major op. 60
Studio Recording, London, 20 Feb 1947
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Istituto Discografico Italiano IDIS6397/99
CD1 Track 8

Waltz no 1 in E flat major op. 18
Live Recording. Besancon, September 16, 1950
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Istituto Discografico Italiano IDIS6397/99
CD3 track 17




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