Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 4

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Catalog: CHAN 10852
Format: CD

Louis Lortie

Composed by: Chopin, Fryderyk

This fourth volume of Louis Lortie’s acclaimed Chopin series perfectly illustrates the elevation of the waltz to a musical art, from danses de salon to ‘works’ with proper opus numbers.The nocturnes also trace their origins to the salon, the genre deriving from a type of vocal music highly popular among amateurs as an opportunity for singing duets.Attracting critical acclaim throughout Europe, Asia, and the US, French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie has made more than 30 recordings for Chandos label.“With this series, Mr. Lortie has made his reputation as a ‘model Chopinist” (BBC Music).

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