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Postby Dave » Sun 17 Feb 2008 17:00 GMT

...by Li Yundi, youngest winner to date of the International Frederic Chopin Competition (and the first Chinese to win it)

YouTube: Li Yundi plays Chopin's "Fantaisie" Impromptu in C sharp minor (Op.66)

You can read more about him here:

Wikipedia: Li Yundi
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Postby Kay » Sun 17 Feb 2008 17:02 GMT

Superb! Definitely worth a listen.
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Postby Savannah_Alan » Sun 17 Feb 2008 19:04 GMT

Ah, I remember my father playing this piece. I've never attempted it myself. Maybe I'll give it a look. I'm pretty sure I've got the music somewhere.

Chopin has never been my favourite (Beethoven usually gets my vote). Apparently, he didn't really like this piece himself :?.

Nice rendition. I often find the Chinese virtuosos a little "clinical", but this was very nice indeed.

I've been working on Beethoven's Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for about two years now! Something about it appeals to the "jazzer" in me - especially from about the two minute mark.
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Postby SSue » Tue 8 Apr 2008 00:05 GMT

Magnificent :D
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Postby ruggie » Thu 24 Apr 2008 08:24 GMT

Well worth listening - and watching.
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