četvrtak, 12.01.2017 13:05
Chopin - Selection from 'Etudes'
Before Frédéric Chopin started working within the genre, most etudes were literally meant as study pieces: exercises to improve playing techniques. With his 12 Études, dedicated to Franz Liszt, Chopin goes into a new direction: they are concert pieces with the added function of technical exercise. Each etude features another technical issue that comes with playing the piano. The fact Chopin could create the most beautiful pieces within the strict confines of the etude is proof of his genius. In this broadcast: a selection.