....a roundup of Chopiniana: current news, views, reviews, recordings and performances in the runup to the 200th birthday of the matchless Polish keyboard composer.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The Chopin Currency - Feb. 27, 2008

Chopin Commentary, News, Reviews, & Previews

Answers to Reader Questions

Celebrated neurologist and author Oliver Sacks responds to New York Times' readers queries about "amusic" migraine auras. Sacks recounts a passage from his best-selling book "Musicophilia..."
New York Times - United States
On the first, I was driving along the Bronx River Parkway, listening to a Chopin ballade on the radio, when a strange alteration of the music occurred. ...
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Lang Lang Plays Recital With LA Orchestra
, a new site of "citizen blogger journalism" prints full press release announcing Lang Lang recital at Disney Hall on March 4....
HULIQ - Hickory,NC,USA
He went on to win first prize at the Tchaikovsky International Young Musicians Competition and played the complete 24 Etudes of Chopin at the Beijing ...
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Beethoven and the Bronx

Nice profile of pianist Richard Goode in UK daily in advance of his next performance in London... "This season, he has taken on a role as the first associate artist at the Southbank Centre in London. Goode began his residency last autumn by giving a recital with soprano Dawn Upshaw that included Schoenberg's rarely heard song cycle The Book of the Hanging Garden. This month, he returns to London for a solo recital of Bach, Chopin, Mozart and Debussy, a series of masterclasses and a lecture recital devoted to Chopin. In May, he makes his final appearance in a piano duo recital with fellow American Jonathan Biss."

Guardian Unlimited - UK
This month, he returns to London for a solo recital of Bach, Chopin, Mozart and Debussy, a series of masterclasses and a lecture recital devoted to Chopin. ...
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Hungarian pianist Peter Petris emerges from artistic hiatus for a DC-area recital with mixed results...
Washington Post - United States
The three Chopin dances, including the famous C-sharp Minor and "Minute" waltzes of Op. 64, were rhythmically destabilized by a curiously eccentric rubato. ...
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More Chopin Currency:

Chopin calling card
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Chopin in the Blogosphere

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

A musician's favorite Chopin? An inscrutable site.....

By Mark Alburger(Mark Alburger)
Frederic Chopin (March 10, 1810 - October 17, 1849) Nocturne in Eb (1830) Etude ("Revolutionary"), Op. 10, No. 12 (1831) Mazurka in Bb Major, Op. 7, No. 1 (1832) Preludes (1839) No. 1 in C Major No. 2 in A Minor No. 3 in G Major ...
Music History - http://markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com/

Piano no Mori

Chopin anime?

They played chopin one minute waltz. yeah, its a famous song but i still love it cause it's chopin. Oh, and they also played Bhetoven's fur elise, which i hand mimicked along while watching (yay for finger muscle memory haha). oh, ...
Blogs - MyAnimeList.net - http://myanimelist.net/blog.php

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