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The 2nd. International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments, Warsaw, 5-15 October 2023 - Final Report on 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments Warsaw 2–14 September 2018

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Final Report on 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments  Warsaw  2–14 September 2018 Chopin at a  Pleyel  piano Aquarelle and pencil by Teolfil Kwiatkowski [ca. 1847] The 2nd. International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments The Competition will be held for the second time from 5 to 15 October 2023, again at the Warsaw Philharmonic https://iccpi.pl/en A Different Virtuosity Report on the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments 2-14 September 2018 Michael Moran Preamble The mystery of instrumental sound and performance before recording has become an irresistible lure in classical music. Even before 1800 musicians were becoming increasingly interested in the nature of 'ancient music' if not so much in the manner in which it was performed. Dr. Pepusch (1667-1752) in London helped form the original Academy of Ancient Music around 1730 to study Palestrina, Byrd, Morley and other early composers. He is best remembered for arranging the tune