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Tuesday, October 6th

Sometimes it’s enough—more than enough—to be beautiful.

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Nocturne in B-flat minor (Op. 9, No. 1); Artur Rubinstein (1887-1982), piano



road to the World Series… 13 more words


Frederic Chopin - Piano Concerto no.1 (2nd movement) -Artur Rubinstein

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Frederic Chopin was a Polish composer and pianist.  He is unique as a composer because most of his compositions are for solo piano.   127 more words

19th Century

Song of the Day: Frédéric Chopin - Op. 32, No. 2 in A-Flat, performed by Artur Rubinstein

Classical music is one of those worlds I’ve just never found the time to explore, but I knew that was going to change sooner or later. 160 more words

Song Of The Day

Mozart's Piano Cto. 21

Mozart’s most famous piano concerto was his No. 21, catapulted into modern international fame with its use in the 1967 Swedish film Elvira Madigan. The version used by the filmmakers there was Géza Anda’s DGG recording with the Salzburg Mozarteum, … 652 more words

Music Criticism

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Tom Neal, actor (1914-1972)
See Tom Neal early this morning in Bowery at Midnight (1942) at 6:00AM (ET)

Sam ‘Deacon’ McDaniel, actor (1886-1962)
Artur Rubinstein, pianist (1887-1982) 14 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Fryderyk Chopin - Nocturne Op. 9 n. 2 (1830)


Perhaps the strings interlude used by Roy Harper; perhaps the change of the seasons; perhaps because the clocks have fallen back. 85 more words


Remembering Carlo Maria Giulini, part 2

Happy 100th birthday, maestro!

Carlo Maria Giulini and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra recorded extensively together, both in Orchestra Hall and Medinah Temple. He and the Orchestra recorded commercially for… 726 more words