AND THEY TALKED ABOUT CHOPIN AGAIN - étude d'un prélude IX
for narrator and piano
dedicated to Olivier Senn
duration: ca. 10 minutes
The twelve works in the Études d'un prélude series are all based on micromeasurements of timing and volume of Martha Argerich's recording of Chopin’s Prelude op. 28/4 in E minor, recorded in Munich on 22-25 October 1975 and released by Deutsche Grammophon as DG 2530 731, reissued as DG 415 836-2. The duration of Argerich’s original recording is 1'51".
The text of and they talked about Chopin again is from Frédéric Chopin at home. [Containing the composer's life-story, interwoven with selection from his most beautiful compositions]; New York : Appleton, published ca. 1929.
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