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life & times of Chopin

Adelaide Murgia

life & times of Chopin

by Adelaide Murgia

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Published by Curtis Books in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chopin, Frédéric, -- 1810-1849 -- Iconography

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Federico Chopin.

    Other titlesThe life and times of Chopin
    Statementtext by Adelaide Murgia ; translator, C.J. Richards.
    SeriesPortraits of greatness
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML88.C46 M83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p. :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19527108M

      Chopin, Frederic Francois (b. Zelazowa Wola, March 1, ; d. Paris, Octo ) Frederic Chopin was a Polish-born pianist and composer . A New York Times Book Review Editors' Sunday Times (U.K.) Classical Music Book of and one of The Economist's Best Books of "A magisterial portrait." --Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times Book ReviewA landmark biography of the Polish composer by a leading authority on Chopin and his time. Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary .

      Walker, Alan Fryderyk Chopin: A life and times , Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York NY, xxxi + pages six with some help from his mother, a singer and perhaps an amateur pianist. Chopin began studying composition at the Warsaw Conservatory at age sixteen where his teacher, Jozef Elsner, became Chopin’s mentor and a lifelong influence/5(62).   For a biographer, there’s a lot to untangle [with Chopin]. Alan Walker does so brilliantly in Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times, a magisterial portrait of a composer who fascinated and puzzled contemporaries and whose music came to define the Romantic piano Drawing on a wealth of letters and fresh scholarship, Walker creates a polyphonic work that elegantly interweaves multiple strands.4/4(9).

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-- Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times Book Review Fryderyk Chopin is an intimate look into a dramatic life; of particular focus are Chopin’s childhood and youth in Poland, which are brought into line with the latest scholarly findings, and Chopin’s romantic life with George Sand, with whom he lived for nine years/5(38).

Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times. Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York, and Washington, D.C., Alan Walker's monumental Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times is the most comprehensive biography of the great Polish composer to appear in English/5.

Walker, Alan Fryderyk Chopin: A life and timesFarrar, Straus, and Giroux, New York NY, xxxi + pages _____ six with some help from his mother, a singer and perhaps an amateur pianist/5(65).

The Life and Times of Frederic Chopin. From an early age, Frederic Chopin displayed natural musical ability. Often compared to Mozart, Chopin was invited to play for members of the artistocracy in small, private concerts. But, unlike Mozart, his parents did not take advantage of his youth/5(4).

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FRYDERYK CHOPIN A Life and Times By Alan Walker Illustrated. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ A secret congregation of politicians, religious officials and scientists gathered near midnight on Apin the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw to exhume the heart of : Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim.

The next seven years proved to be the happiest and most productive period of Chopin's life. He steadily composed a series of masterpieces, including the Sonata in B Minor, the Opus 55 Nocturnes Born: Get this from a library.

The life and times of Frédéric Chopin. [Jim Whiting] -- From an early age, Frederic Chopin displayed natural musical ability. Often compared to Mozart, Chopin was invited to play for members of the artistocracy in small, private concerts.

But, unlike. The Life and Times of Kate Chopin Paperback – Septem by Golgotha Press (Author)/5(2). During Chopin's eighteen years in Paris, lasting nearly half his short life, he shone at the center of the immensely talented artists who were defining their time -- Hugo, Balzac, Stendhal, Delacroix, Liszt, Berlioz, and, of course, Chopin in Paris introduces the most important musical and literary figures of Fryderyk Chopin's day in a glittering story of the Romantic era/5.

Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York, and Washington, D.C., Alan Walker’s monumental Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times is the most comprehensive biography of the great Polish composer to appear in English in more than a : Tantor Media, Inc.

Chopin in Paris: the Life and Times of the Romantic Composer Tad Szulc Frederic Chopin was in many ways a contradictory figure: a passionately patriotic Pole, he left his country for good at the age of 21; frail and almost sexless, he was famous for a seven-year love affair with the novelist George Sand; shy, lonely, and retiring, he was.

A landmark biography of the Polish composer by a leading authority on Chopin and his time Based on ten years of research and a vast cache of primary sources located in archives in Warsaw, Paris, London, New York, and Washington, D.C., Alan Walker's monumental Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times is the most comprehensive biography of the great.

A very good, thoroughly researched biography of Chopin. The life of Chopin is beautifully portrayed against the historical events of his time, with a lot of insights by the Polish historian Zamoyski.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Life and Times of Frederic Chopin. Chopin's other acquaintances ranged from Rothschild to Marx—and it was here that he began his long and stormy relationship with the novelist George Sand.

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The life & times of Chopin (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! The life & times of Chopin. [Adelaide Murgia] -- The famous Polish composer is skillfully portrayed here through descriptions of his family and friends accompanied by numerous photographs and paintings.A landmark life of Chopin dispels many of the myths that surround the great composer Review by Jessica Duchen Sunday November 04am, The Sunday Times.Early life Frédéric François Chopin was born on Februnear Warsaw, Poland.

He was the second of four children of Nicholas Chopin, a Frenchman, and his Polish wife, Justina, who had been a well-educated but poor relative in the Skarbek household, where Nicholas had been a tutor.