Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

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Chopin's early years in Poland and his romance with Konstancja G\u0142adkowska.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

Chopin's precocious talent and romantic temperament both manifested themselves early: Donald explores his early compositions and the first of many affairs of the heart,with Konstancja Gładkowska.

Polonaise in A flat major, Op posth (1821)
Anatol Ugorski, piano

Variations in A major, Op posth, "Souvenir de Paganini" (1829)
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Introduction and Polonaise brillante in C major, Op 3 (1829)
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Martha Argerich, piano

Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 21 (1830)
Martha Argerich, piano
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Out of My Sight, Op 74 No 6 (1830)
Olga Pasichnyk, soprano
Natalya Pasichnyk, piano.