Chopin - Spring Waltz (Mariage d'Amour) [Piano Tutorial] (Synthesia/Sheet Music)
Chopin : pianist and teacher as seen by his pupils
Chopin: As Seen by a Pianist. The happiness of these early years was extremely important to him, for it was his departure from Poland and subsequent inability to return due to the Russian occupation that forever engrained within his heart the ardent nationalism so faithfully expressed in his Mazurkas and Polonaises. After traveling throughout Europe, he finally settled in Paris to teach, perform and compose. His taste in music was not particularly broad. Mozart was a favourite, Beethoven less so. His attitude towards his contemporaries was ambiguous at best.
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Click here for the pdf. During the Romantic Period piano music was expanded into incredibly difficult and seemingly impossible new territories. New innovations introduced by two of the greatest piano composers, Fredric Chopin and Franz Liszt, completely revolutionized the piano. The Etudes were declared unplayable in their time. Both composers stretched and redefined the limits of the piano. However, the new school of pianists introduced a far more important aspect of technique into the new era other than increased virtuosic difficulties.
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