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The Piano

on BBC Radio 3

Carnival
Piers Lane explores Schumann's association with Chopin, whose variations on La Ci Darem la Mano elicited Schumann's famous tribute
"Hats off, gentlemen, a genius". The programme examines Chopin's influence on Schumann, which led to the emergence of the "new music" of the 1830s, and includes the first broadcast of a set of variations by Schumann on a Chopin nocturne. Chopin Souvenir de Paganini Nikita Magaloff (piano)
Chopin Variations on Mozart's "La Ci Darem la Mano", Op 2
Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Schumann Variations on Chopin's
Nocturne Op 15 No 3 (first broadcast performance) Piers Lane (piano) Schumann Carnival, Op 12 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Repeated from yesterday 10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Piers Lane
Piano:
Nikolai Demidenko
Piano:
Marc-Andre Hamelin

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