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Yundi performs Chopin

Nocturnes - Polonaise "Heroic"

Yundi performs Chopin Nocturnes - Polonaise "Heroic"


Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes

The Chopin nocturnes constitute 21 short pieces for solo piano written by Frédéric Chopin between 1827 and 1846. They are generally considered among the finest short solo works for the instrument and hold an important place in contemporary concert repertoire. Although Chopin did not invent the nocturne, he popularized and expanded on it, building on the form developed by Irish composer John Field.

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  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturnes Op. 9
    • No. 1 in B-flat Minor
    • No. 2 in E-flat Major
  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturnes Op. 48
    • No. 1 in C Minor
  • Frederic Chopin, Polonaise No. 6 in A-flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroic"


  • Venue: National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) (Beijing, China)
  • Broadcast date: April 23, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
  • Production date: 2011
  • Recording date: 23/04/2011

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