- DVD 1(Documentary): The candidate from the United States
- Chopin, Frédéric, musical genius
- You must write operas
- Paris is the greatest of worlds
- The second sonata and George Sand
- A great improviser
- The unfinished Mazurka
- DVD 2 (Bonus ; 97 min.): Opening
- Moniuszko: Bajka (the fairy tale)
- Piano concerto No. 1/ Chopin: Allegro maestoso
- Romance: Larghetto
- Rondo: Vivace
- Piano Concerto No. 2 / Chopin: Maestoso
- Allegro vivace
- Mazurka in C sharp minor / Chopin.
Celebrating the 200th birthday of Frédéric Chopin, this major co-production not only tells the story of the composer's brief life but brings together some of the world's greatest pianists playing excerpts from some of his best-known works. The bonus disc features Garrick Ohlsson (winner of the 1970 Chopin International Competition) with Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic in complete performances of both of Chopin's piano concertos.
- Physical Desc.:
2 videodiscs (53 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
The art of Chopin [videorecording] / Idéale Audience ... [et al.] ; in association with A Plus Image present ; a film by Gérald Caillat ; produced by Hélène Le Cœur, Marianna Rowińska, Joanna Plesnar ; a Franco-Poland co-production: Idéale Audience, Plesnar Films.