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The Strange Story of Chopin's Heart

Alex Ross’s short write-up about Chopin’s heart, which lies in one of Warsaw’s most revered churches, while his body is at Père Lachaise in Paris. Both places are well worth visits for the Chopinophiles out there, and neither is especially difficult to get to if you’re in the area.

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Horowitz makes Chopin’s “Aeolian Harp” étude seem effortless.

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Composers gotta eat, too.

Composers gotta eat, too.

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Some composers’ names sound like their music.

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Some composers’ names sound like their music.

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From the archives: Yuja Wang’s days as a Wunderkind. Here she is, playing Chopin’s Op. 42 Waltz in A-flat major.

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Stephen Hough goes film noire with Chopin for the Telegraph. 

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Chopin’s works are guns buried in flowers.
Robert Schumann
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(via Reddit)

(via Reddit)

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Horowitz plays a concert at the White House in 1978 for President Jimmy Carter. 

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Chopin’s Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1.

Stunning chromatic and pianistic writing.

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