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August 6   -   ArtsJournal: music

Chopin, With Catlike Tread, Changed Pianists' Relationship To The Pedal

Jeremy Denk: "His whole achievement depended on a catlike understanding of which notes hold on and which let go; on delicate traceries between chords, suspending dangerously on a single note or pair of notes, and then, once a foothold is established, leaping to a new harmony as if it were nothing."

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