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Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude

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Friday, March 19, 2010

This month, the world is celebrating the bicentennial of Frederic Chopin. Locally, we’re celebrating what we hope is the end of a long, long winter. As Sara Fishko tells us, “Chopin” and “winter” came together in 1838 to create a popular musical favorite. Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Comments [1]

Joanna from Brooklyn

A wonderful piece on my favorite piano work. I especially like the humor at the end about the 16th Prelude! I have heard that during his lifetime, Chopin denied the story of the rain inspiration. It sure sounds like a broken downspout to me!

Jun. 11 2010 12:23 PM

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