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PAGE 30: Lodovico Giustini, Preludio from Sonata No. 6 in B flat major, composed in 1732-1732. Played on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Cristofori Piano, by Dongsok Shin | read more
PAGE 34: Mozart, Sonata no. 8 in A minor, K. 310, 1778, two examples
Example 1: played by Daniel Barenboim
Example 2: played by Dinu Lipatti in his final concert in Besançon, September 16, 1950
Example 1: played by Raoul Koczalski on Chopin’s Pleyel at Belweder Palace, Warsaw, 1948
Example 2: played by Valentina Lisitsa on an 1892 Pleyel
Example 3: played by Els Biesmans on an 1844 Pleyel at the Salle Gaveau, Paris
Example 4: by Valentina Lisitsa on a modern grand piano
Page 45: Chopin, Prelude in D flat major, op. 28, no. 15 | read more | two examples
Example 2: played by Hélène Grimaud on a modern grand piano
Page 48: Chopin, Étude op. 10, no. 12, three examples:
Example 1: played by Ewa Tytman-Csiba on an 1837 Érard. Begins at 31:00.
Example 2: played by Murray Perahia.
Example 3: played by Andre Watts
Page 48: Dmitry Albogin preluding at the First Int’l Chopin Competition on Period Instruments on a modern copy of an 1825 Buchholtz piano made by Paul McMulty. Begins at 39:27, before he plays the Bach Prelude and Fugue in F# minor
Page 49: Chopin, Piano concerto in F minor, op. 21, 1839/1830 | read more
Played by the Orchestra of the 18th Century; Aleksandra Świgut, Tomasz Ritter, Naruhiko Kawaguchi playing on an 1842 Pleyel | begins at 1:54:00 | read more
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