... "and Brilliant Piano Virtuoso" ...
Chopin's music was Thaddeus Kozuch's specialty, representing the largest part of his recorded legacy.
Several recordings of the same music are provided in some cases. This was done to show differences in musical interpretation over the years, or when several recordings were available but it was just too difficult to pick only one.
VIDEO: Chopin Etude Opus 25 No. 3
Thaddeus Kozuch often warmed up with the "Horseman" Etude in F Major. Kozuch was 73 years old in this March 28 1986 studio recording, in which this so-called "technical" exercise has been transformed into a musical treat.
VIDEO: Mazurka Opus 41 No. 2 in E minor (1839)
On March 26 1986 Thaddeus Kozuch made a series of home studio videos that included this Chopin Mazurka. Our website has all, including music of Ravel, Muczynski, and Ginastera.
VIDEO: Chopin Nocturne Opus 9 No. 1 in B♭ minor
This 1986 home studio recording is a fine example of Thaddeus Kozuch's reflective and sensitive playing. Performed many times during his lifetime, Kozuch's Nocturne performances were always welcomed.