Chopin for Beginners

The romantic prince of piano literature, Poland's proud artist Chopin, is perhaps one of the most talked about characters in classical music. Even Mozart if the guess is correct...

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Nocturn Op. 48: The First Four Measures

The writer and musician Wilhelm von Lenz, who had the opportunity to study the piano with Chopin, Liszt and other famous names, collected his experiences under the title “Great Piano Virtuosos”.

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Our New Winner

The first of the International Chopin Piano Competition was initiated by pianist and instructor Jerzy Żurawlew, with the influence of the famous Chopin interpreter Aleksander Michałowski. This year ten…

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Chopin The Great Composer of Small Forms

The Polish composer, nicknamed the 'Poet of the Piano', is one of the best composers of the Romantic Period. He received his first lessons from his mother at a young age. When he was only 12 years old, his teacher said, "I am now...

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A Thoughtful Melody: Romance

I can't send you my explanation on the word "romantic" because it's 125 pages at least. ''The sentence written by Friedrich Schlegel in a letter dated 1973 to his brother...

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Marmite Composers

Hello, I would like to talk about a concept known as Marmite Composers in Europe. Since the word “Marmite” does not have an exact equivalent in Turkish, I had to use this word as it is.

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Chopin Influenced by the Romantic Period

Romance, which means escaping from the realities of life, taking refuge in the world of dreams and emotions in many different languages, started to show its effect in the years 1800-1850 and spread to the Western world.

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John Field and Nocturn

Today, John Field is known as the man who "composed the nocturnes before Chopin", very few of his compositions were taught and almost completely removed from concert programs.

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Schumann: Liszt at Leipzig

The first concert, which took place on March 17, was an extraordinary and remarkable event. The audience was in the form of human hoards, in crowds and in a great hurry…

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