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News 2005-2009: (PL) The Complete Works of Fryderyk Chopin On Historical Instruments

Contributed by Admin on Nov 01, 2009


Real Chopin: The Complete Works of Fryderyk Chopin on historical instruments is a project realised on historical instruments from Chopin's times: pianos by Erard (Paris, 1849) and Pleyel (Paris, 1848). 

Both instruments are excellently preserved, meeting every requirement for concert performance, and allow Chopin's music to be heard just as it was written. Key features of the instruments' construction and mechanism, allied to their characteristic tonal qualities, create a different set of possibilities for interpretation from those of modern-day pianos. ..“

Visit website for more details as well as samples of recordings: The Fryderyk Chopin Institute “Real Chopin”