Emotions in the Music

    Ray Ushikubo is doing something that has not happened in more than a decade, he is a double major at the Curtis Institute of Music. Entering Curtis in 2018 and majoring in both piano and violin. He started playing the piano at age five and the violin at six. He believes music is all about emotions and he aims to show emotion through his music.

    Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58
    Ray Ushikubo, piano
    Composed in 1844, Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 is the last of Chopin’s piano sonatas. This sonata is a substantial piece of work and is one Chopin’s most difficult compositions technically and musically. The movements are: Allegro maestoso; Scherzo: Molto vivace; Largo and Finale: Presto non tanto.

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