Editors' Notes From his teenage debut in Vienna to his premature death in 1849 in Paris, this Polish expatriate composer made his name on the piano. He was a virtuoso performer, a highly sought-after instructor to Parisian elite and a composer whose body of preludes, etudes and mazurkas are still a requirement for successive generations of prodigies. Soloists as distinct as Murray Perahia, Maurizio Pollini and Yuja Wang have all had to grapple with Chopin's canon, which requires both formidable technical dexterity and delicate nuance.

SONG
ALBUM
Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 1 in B-Flat Minor
5:26
 
Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat, Op. 9 No. 2
4:46
 
Preludes pour Piano, Op. 28: No. 15 in D-Flat Major. Sostenuto
7:16
 
Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 31: Presto - Sostenuto
11:02
 
Impromptu No. 3, Op. 51 in G-Flat Major
7:25
 
Nocturnes, Op. 48: No. 1 Lento in C Minor
6:08
 
Prélude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 45
5:38
 
Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47
7:18
 
Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64 No. 2 (Tempo giusto)
3:23
 
Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52 (Andante con moto)
10:32
 
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 (Arr. by Mikhail Pletnev): I. Maestoso
15:40
 
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 (Arr. by Mikhail Pletnev): II. Larghetto
10:20
 
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 (Arr. by Mikhail Pletnev): III. Allegro vivace
8:49
 
Etudes Op. 10: No. 3 in E major
4:16
 
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: I. Grave - Doppio movimento
6:40
 
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: II. Scherzo - Più lento - Tempo I
6:04
 
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: III. Marche funèbre
8:35
 
12 Études, Op. 25: No. 11 in A Minor "Winter Wind"
3:32
 
Etude No. 4, Op. 10 in C-Sharp Minor
1:59
 
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: 1. Allegro maestoso
23:24
 
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: 2. Romance (Larghetto)
12:35
 
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: 3. Rondo (Vivace)
9:53
 
Mazurka No. 25 in B Minor, Op. 33 No. 4: Mesto
6:19
 
Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major, Op. 60
9:26
 
Berceuse in D-Flat, Op. 57
4:56
 

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