Category Archives: Frederic Chopin

Sam Haywood plays Chopin’s Fantasy Impromptu on Chopin’s Pleyel Piano!

I love this performance so much- there’s something very special about watching and hearing this great piano piece of Chopin’s being played on his very piano…   Advertisements

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The greatest analogue of Chopin’s Nocturne In D Flat in painting, Laughter in the Rain, and Sunrise over Water by Ian Barton Stewart

These paintings are just..stunning!!….wow..!! They move me incredibly; just to look at them is like entering a beautiful dream. I am hugely impressed by this artist’s talent. Laughter in the Rain, Sunrise over water – themes that remain some of mankind’s … Continue reading

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The Real Sound of Chopin (Pleyel 13816) – The Nocturnes

The Real Sound of Chopin (Pleyel 13816) – The Nocturnes Enjoy listening to some excerpts from Nocturnes by Chopin played on a very rare 1848 Pleyel grand piano serial number 13816, the twin sister of Chopin’s Pleyel serial number 13819. … Continue reading

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Frederic Chopin- Preludes, op. 28, played on a 1848 Pleyel piano

Frederic Chopin- Preludes, op. 28, played on a 1848 Pleyel piano. Chopin’s gorgeous Preludes played on an exquisite sounding 1848 Pleyel Piano.   Prelude no 15, Op. 28-“Raindrop, Acrylics on Canvas, by EdwardianPiano. The music evokes a scene of looking … Continue reading

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Chopin- Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 played on an 1848 Pleyel piano

Chopin- Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 played on an 1848 Pleyel piano Simply exquisite…

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Frederic Chopin – Grand Fantasia on Polish Airs for Piano and Orchestra, period instrument recording

 Frederic Chopin – Grand Fantasia on Polish Airs for Piano and Orchestra, period instrument recording Grand Fantasia on Polish Airs for Piano and Orchestra in A-Major, Op. 13. Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, on period instruments. Emanuel Ax, Érard … Continue reading

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Chopin Etude in C minor, Op. 25 No. 12 on an historic 1854 Hammerflügel by Erard.

Chopin Etude in C minor, Op. 25 No. 12 on an historic 1854 Hammerflügel by Erard. Performed by Soheil Nasseri. What a beautiful sounding piano!

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