Old Instrument Inspires Pianist Chi-Chen Wu On New Recording
Here’s something that will be of particular interest to anyone who’s ever played the piano. Chi-Chen Wu teaches piano at the University of Wyoming and has a new CD out this month.
For this recording of Schumann’s sonatas for violin and piano, she uses an old version of the instrument: a fortepiano. So Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer asked Chi-Chen Wu the obvious question: what’s a fortepiano?