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The Cambridge Companion to Chopin

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Publisher Comments:

This Companion is designed to provide the enquiring music lover with helpful insights into a musical style that recognizes no contradictions between the accessible and the sophisticated, between the popular and the significant.

Synopsis:

This collection of essays is designed to provide the enquiring music lover with helpful insights into a musical style that recognizes no contradictions between the accessible and the sophisticated, as well as the popular and the significant.

Synopsis:

Twelve essays by leading Chopin scholars provide a uniquely comprehensive guide to the composer and his music.

Table of Contents

Chronology; Myth and reality: a biographical introduction; Part I. The Growth of a Style: 1. Piano music and the public concert, 1800-1850 Janet Ritterman; 2. The nocturne: development of a new style David Rowland; 3. The twenty-seven etudes and their antecedents Simon Finlow; 4. Tonal architecture in the early music John Rink; Part II. Profiles of the Music: 5. Extended forms: the ballades, scherzos and fantasies Jim Samson; 6. Small 'forms': in defence of the prelude Jeffrey Kallberg; 7. Beyond the dance Adrian Thomas; 8. The sonatas Anatole Leikin; Part III. Reception: 9. Chopin in performance James Methuen-Campbell; 10. Chopin reception in nineteenth-century Poland Zofia Chechlinska; 11. Victorian attitudes to Chopin Derek Carew; 12. Chopin's influence on the fin de siècle and beyond Roy Howat; Appendix: a historical survey of Chopin on disc James Methuen-Campbell; Notes; List of Chopin's works; Bibliographical note; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521477529
Editor:
Samson, Jim
Editor:
Cross, Jonathan
Editor:
Samson, Jim
Editor:
Cross, Jonathan
Author:
Samson, Jim
Author:
Cross, Jonathan
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism - By Composer
Subject:
Chopin, frederic, 1810-1849
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Piano
Subject:
Chopin, Frederic
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Individual Composer & Musician
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Music-Individual Composer and Musician
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120 music examples
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
9.76x6.54x.74 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This collection of essays is designed to provide the enquiring music lover with helpful insights into a musical style that recognizes no contradictions between the accessible and the sophisticated, as well as the popular and the significant.
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