Frédéric Chopin in Tolkien, Green Book, and Prometheus


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I speak with Juilliard-trained musician F. F. Mormanni about the 19th-century Romantic composer Frédéric Chopin; his music in Prometheus, Tolkien, and Green Book; and what listening to such a virtuoso pianist adds to our lives.

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