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The Secret of Chopin’s Piano Technique

Chopin was a sought-after pedagogue. Although he never finished a method on playing the piano, the composer left us with many precious ideas encoded in his music. Through his delightful piano pieces Chopin proposed an entirely new technique of playing the instrument. In this Bach@Home episode, pianist Magdalena Baczewska discusses the secret of Chopin’s piano technique that is revealed in his famous Waltz in C-sharp minor, op. 64, no. 2.

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