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Donald Macleod focuses on music Chopin wrote during the intense but unorthodox relationship with his mistress, George Sand.

Toast of the town, Chopin was now producing some of his most iconic works. Donald explores music he wrote during the intense but unorthodox relationship with his mistress George Sand.

Handsome Lad. Op 74 No 8 (1841)
Ewa Podleś, contralto
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

24 Preludes, Op 28 (1838-9)
Martha Argerich, piano

Three Mazurkas, Op 50 (1841-2)
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2 (1847)
Khatia Buniatishvili, piano.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Handsome Lad, Op 74 No 8

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson. Singer: Ewa Podleś.
    • Hyperion: CDS44359.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op 28

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 463-663-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas Op 50

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DG 00289 477 8445 GB17.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • SONY 8872 5455752.
    • Sony.
    • 1.

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