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Bolet Plays Ballades

Cuban-born pianist Jorge Bolet was a mainstay of the concert circuit; only recently have his recording garnered much attention. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says that some of his performances of classic Chopin pieces have interpretive nuance, while others -- white pretty -- lack depth.



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Other segments from the episode on August 19, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 17, 1988: Interview with Ray Bradbury; Review of Jorge Bolet's album "Ballades Barcarolle; Fantaisie, op. 49"; Interview with Jack Towers; Commentary on political…


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