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Chopin and his world

Author: Jonathan Bellman; Halina Goldberg
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2017] ©2017 2020.
Series: Bard Music Festival series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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A new look at the life, times, and music of Polish composer and piano virtuoso Fryderyk Chopin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
x, 369 pages : illustrations, portraits, music
(DLC) 2017935498
Named Person: Frédéric Chopin; Frédéric Chopin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bellman; Halina Goldberg
ISBN: 9781787853928 1787853926
OCLC Number: 1142199070
Notes: Published in conjunction with the Bard Music Festival.
Description: 1 online resource (24 entries) : 99 images.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Permissions --
Introduction / Halina Goldberg and Jonathan D. Bellman --
Part I. Contemporary cultural contexts: Chopin's oneiric soundscapes and the role of dreams in romantic culture / Halina Goldberg; Józef Sikorski's "Recollection of Chopin":the earliest essay on Chopin and his music / translated by John Comber, introduced and annotated by Halina Goldberg; Chopin and the Gothic / Anatole Leikin; Revisiting Chopin's tubercular song, or, an opera in the making / David Kasunic; Chopin and Jews / Jeffrey Kallberg --
Part II. Musical and pianistic contexts: Middlebrow becomes transcendent: the popular roots of Chopin's musical language / Jonathan D. Bellman; Karol Kurpiński on the Musical Expression of Polish National Sentiment / translated by John Comber, introduced and annotated by Halina Goldberg; Dance and the music of Chopin: the polonaise / Eric Mckee; The barcarolle and the barcarolle: topic and genre in Chopin / James Parakilas; Chopin and improvisation / John Rink; Chopin among the pianists in Paris / Sandra P. Rosenblum; The hand of Chopin: documents and commentary / Jean-Jaques Eigeldinger; translated by Virginia E. Whealton; Afterword: Chopin and the consequences of exile / Leon Botstein.
Series Title: Bard Music Festival series.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan D. Bellman and Halina Goldberg.

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A new look at the life, times, and music of Polish composer and piano virtuoso Fryderyk Chopin.

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"The enduring appeal of [Chopin's] music is brilliantly articulated."---John Allison, BBC Music Magazine

 
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