Snapshot: Paderewski plays the Chopin A-Flat Polonaise

TV CAMERAFrom the 1937 feature film Moonlight Sonata, Ignacy Jan Paderewski performs Chopin’s Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Op. 53. He was born in 1860, served as Poland’s first Prime Minister in 1919, made his final recordings in the year that Moonlight Sonata was released, and died in 1941:

(This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday and Wednesday.)

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