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Michelangeli plays Chopin

The legendary Italian pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
(1920 - 1995), playing at the height of his powers, performs
Chopin's Sonata in B flat minor and other music by one of the
instrument's most brilliant and idiomatic writers, in the famously
rare 1962 RAI television recording, newly restored and remastered
for this release. Michelangeli's fine control and
perfect clarity - always present in his playing - have positioned
him among the most outstanding recording artists of any

'His fingers can no more hit a wrong note or smudge a passage
than a bullet can be veered off course once it has been fired...'
Music critic Harold Schonberg

Running time: 106 mins
Region code: All regions
Picture format: 4:3
Sound format: LPCM Mono
Menu language: EN
Dimensions (mm): W135 H190 D15

Cat. No.: OA 0940D


Chopin, Fryderyk

Michelangeli, Arturo Benedetti

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Concert

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: OA0940D

Barcode: 809478009405

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Physical Release: 01/2006

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