Links

Classical Links

Chopin Music is not the sole authority on Chopin! In fact, several online resources exist… The following are links to recommended sites for classical music. They are organized by subject. A site map is also available.

Chopin

Chopin Vodka, an authentic experience in the Polish tradition.
Classical TV article featuring Chopin’s life and works.
The Chopin Society, located in the United Kingdom.
The Delicate Piano Poet, listing various Chopin facts and trivia.
The Frederick Chopin Society, located in Warsaw, Poland.
The Poet of the Piano, containing a variety of interactive content.
Wikipedia Article containing a wealth of user-contributed information.

Classical Music

Classic Archives, the largest classical music site on the web.
Classical Composers, a database of classical musical media.
Classical Composers’ Archive, an extensive archive of information.
Classical Net, for reviews of CD’s, SACD’s, DVD’s and books.
FlexiMusic, software for music fanatics, composers and engineers.
Music History Timeline from antiquity to 1900, a useful study tool.
Music Library, an online library consisting of a large amount of media.
MusicWeb International, for composer profiles, reviews, timelines, etc.
Naxos Gallery of Classical Music, an extensive, educational encyclopedia.
SameDayMusic.com, an extensive list of links and academic resources.
Wikipedia Search, a starting point for any research of classical music.

Pianists

Argerich, concert pianist of Argentine origin.
Arrau, a Chilean pianist of world fame.
Ashkenazy, Russian conductor and pianist.
Biegel, an American pianist.
Cortot, French pianist of the 20th century.
Cziffra, a Hungarian virtuoso pianist.
Fiorentino, a 20th-century Italian classical pianist.
Hamelin, a French-Canadian classical pianist and composer.
Horowitz, a Ukrainian-born, American classical pianist.
Kapell, an American pianist of Russian descent.
Kinda, an Australian pianist and Chopin specialist.
Kissin, a famous Russian virtuoso pianist.
Lear, classical pianist and Chopin researcher.
Lortie, a French-Canadian pianist.
Michelangeli, an Italian classical pianist.
Nakamatsu, a Japanese-American pianist.
Perahia, an American concert pianist and conductor.
Pollini, an Italian classical pianist.
Richter, a Soviet concert pianist.
Rubinstein, a Polish pianist and Chopin interpreter.
Vásáry, a Swiss pianist and conductor.
Yundi Li, a young Chinese classical pianist.
Zimerman, a Polish classical virtuoso pianist.

Recordings

CBC for the Arts – Music, a Canadian broadcasting corporation.
Deutsche Grammophon, a record company in Germany.
EMI Classics, a record company in London, England.
Musikethos.org, a legal recording distribution project.
Piano Society, a project for distribution of amateur recordings.
Sony Music Entertainment, a record company.

Sheet Music

8notes, an extensive resource for both free and priced sheet music.
Free Sheet Music Guide, a great guide for finding sheet music at no cost.
Kreusch Sheet Music , a database of free sheet music.
Load.CD, a database of sheet music by classical and contemporary composers.
mFiles, a website for free sheet music, featuring many styles of music.
Sheet Music Archive, an exhaustive resource for free classical sheet music.
The Mutopia Project, free sheet music for everyone, with more than 800 works.

Miscellaneous

Frédéric Chopin and his Publishers, an academic paper about Chopin’s publishers.