Frédéric Chopin


Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso noted for his solo piano music. Chopin's work helped make the piano the most popular musical instrument of the 19th century. One of the great composers of Romantic music, Chopin's piano style, with its strong emphasis on single notes and great variations in speed, was a break from traditional keyboard playing.

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