Art Talk: Which is the best single pi...

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

There are 3 comments on the The Capital Times story from Jan 28, 2008, titled Art Talk: Which is the best single piano piece ever written?. In it, The Capital Times reports that:

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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#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.

El Paso, TX

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


#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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