David Fray - Chopin (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 68:24 minutes | 956 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
Chopin’s music had been absent from Fray’s active repertoire for some 15 years before he recorded this recital, which comprises seven of the composer’s nocturnes, three mazurkas, a polonaise, a waltz and an impromptu. When Fray talks about Chopin – who died in Paris in 1849 aged just 39, having exercised a transformative influence on the piano repertoire – it becomes clear that he sees the composer’s work in archetypally Romantic terms: “For me, Chopin’s music is very fragile, vaporous, perfumed … somewhat intangible.