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This classic album is an excellent introduction to Chopin's piano music.
Van Cliburn's recording of " MY FAVORITE CHOPIN " is the BEST I have ever heard and I have HEARD THEM ALL from Horowitz to Rubinstein!
His effortless technical perfection, his ability to play the great works with feeling and grandeur are unique.
I love the way Van Cliburn plays the piano, he puts so much passion to all the music he plays. Chopin is one of my favorite composers and the selections on this CD are the ones I... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Orquidea
Hard as it may be to remember, upon the stupendous launch of Van Cliburn's career after the 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, his first albums were of concertos (Tchaikovsky,... Read morePublished 13 months ago by spaceneedleboy
I had this album on a record, and then a tape and have loved it every time I played it -- the CD is very good, but you can tell it was done from an old fashioned recording --Published 18 months ago by Carole Segrave
hes chopin alright, choppin up some hot licks! hahahaha.
piano licks i mean. its music. good music.
it comes in a carboard thing and everything. i like it. Read more
Van Cliburn is my favorite of all pianists, especially while playing
Chopin, my favorite composer. I remember when he won the talent
contest in Russia. Such talent.
Van Cliburn has always been my favorite pianist; beautiful execution, but also interpretation that makes the music say what the composer intended. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by Roberta A. Patterson
This collection has given me so many hours of listening pleasure. Van Cliburn playing Chopin--it doesn't get much better than that for me. Read morePublished on December 10, 2011 by Serious reader