Art Talk: Which is the best single piano piece ever written?

Jan 28, 2008 Full story: The Capital Times

The cold weather in Wisconsin of late has kept me indoors a lot, reading some new books and listening to some old music. via The Capital Times

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Joe

United States

#1 Jan 28, 2008
Fur Elise.

It is the most recognizable yet brilliant work ever done. Beethoven and others had much more complicated pieces, much more involved. But the fact that Fur Elise still delivers such a profound message in its own right I think makes it the best of all time.
jjj5

El Paso, TX

#2 May 28, 2009
Chopin's first and fourth Ballade are one of the most brilliant works I've ever heard.
Anonymous

Europe

#3 Apr 26, 2013
I have an amazing talent. I can play fur elise, by ludwig van beethoveen, perfectly. I started practising since I was 8. I'm 19 now, so it has become a conditioned reflex.

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