Chopin

The Chopin Prelude in A Major Amplified

The Chopin Prelude in A Major Amplified

The Chopin Prelude in A Major is a very short piece that offers a wonderful study in dynamics, color, and rubato. Find tips on how to achieve these effects.

Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude Amplified

Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude Amplified

An in-depth look at the Chopin Raindrop Prelude, with its repeated A-flats and tempo rubato, offering multiple perspectives on technique and interpretation.

Chopin Waltz in B Minor Amplified

Chopin Waltz in B Minor Amplified

After her mother died, the pianist Catherine Shefski decided to relearn and record, for reasons she did not quite understand, the Chopin Waltz in B minor.

Taking Adult Piano Lessons from Chopin

Taking Adult Piano Lessons from Chopin

Teaching adult piano lessons was composer Frederic Chopin’s main source of income. His advice lives on through his students and is just as relevant today.