18.11.2018

November 18 is birthday of the outstanding pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Having a genius for virtuoso piano technique and being a sophisticated interpreter of musical pieces by Chopin and Liszt, Ignacy Jan Paderewski was also a selfless politician who defended the interests of his homeland - Poland, and a philanthropist who was actively involved in charity. Having combined many talents, the composer experienced glorious trajectory of life. More details from the pianist’s biography are in the section AUTHORS.

Musical compilation  in the Museum Sound Library includes performances of the world classics gems by Ignacy Paderewski.
They are piano transcriptions by Schubert's leads “Erlkönig” (Forest King) and “Aubade” (Morning Serenade), Impromptu opus 142 number 3 in B-flat major, Ballade 3 by Frederick Chopin, Hungarian Rhapsody 10 by Ferenc Liszt, and his own compositions - minuet from Concert Humoresques number 1 opus 14 and Nocturne number 4, opus 16 (fragment).