No, it’s not Queen, nor is it Def Leppard … it’s Chopin’s Nocturne op.9 No.2.
I love it.
I love the melody.
Whenever I listen to it I find my eyes close and my head gently swinging side-to-side … literally lost in the music.
It makes me wish I could play the piano more than any other piece of music … even Van Halen’s Jump.
But what gets me is this piece of music once never existed.
It was just something that sat inside Chopin’s head … waiting for him to let it out.
Did it come quickly or slowly?
Did it have many iterations or could he hear it before he played it?
I remember Paul McCartney being interviewed about his song ‘Yesterday’ – apparently the most recorded song in history – and he said he wrote it aged 15 on his bed, in his…
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