Friday, January 14, 2011

#14 The Smell of Rain

At first (0:30), it's just a common, friendly rain, setting your melancholy mood. Then, the wind changes its direction and the raindrops are hitting window panes (3:51). Stop it–it's a film frame. Zoom it out–somebody's at the window, waiting.

Janina Fialkowska is back, with poetry instead of cancer in her arms.

Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Work: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, II. Larghetto
Recording: Janina Fialkowska, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey

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