Chopin Gold

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COMPOSERS: Chopin
LABELS: DG
WORKS: Various piano works
PERFORMER: Various pianists
CATALOGUE NO: 477 8727

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As multi-pianist, bits-and-bobs Chopin showcases go, this one is enjoyable enough. There’s a magical, passionate E major Etude from Freire, a windswept Ballade No. 1 from Pollini, and Horowitz, Argerich and Pires put in appearances too. Beware Grimaud’s scarily aggressive Berceuse. Jessica Duchen