Chopin: Waltzes, Impromptus

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COMPOSERS: Chopin
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Waltzes; Impromptus
PERFORMER: Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: Naxos 8.111365

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Rubinstein’s first complete recording of the Waltzes of 1954 has all his trademark directness and elegance. His 1963 stereo remake, in better sound, is preferred by many but this earlier version is wistful and whimsical, and impeccably tasteful.  Tim Parry