Chopin in Brazil, a piano duet samba based on Chopin’s prelude in E minor

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Hold on to your hats! After the initial 13 bars of Chopin’s original prelude in E minor, the essence of its harmony continues, but somehow seems so far removed from the original, in its new Latin American form! Written in 2014, the year that the World Cup was hosted by Brazil, footballing Chopin fans or Chopining football fans can let their football boots dance to the rhythm. For a video of the premiere at Dartington International Summer School: For more duets & 2 piano pieces, visit

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Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Piano four hands
Classical music
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