Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Prelude in C-sharp minor (Op. 45); Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995), live, Italy (Prato), 1967
Here’s Miles Davis on Michelangeli:
[N]ow Miles was relaxed and pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was sending him into several shades of ecstasy.
“Listen to those trills!” Miles ordered.
—1961 interview (Marc Crawford, The Miles Davis Reader)
yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.