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The Life & Works of Chopin

The Life & Works of Chopin

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Published by Naxos Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9161215M
    ISBN 109626347198
    ISBN 109789626347195
    OCLC/WorldCa48844353

    Get this from a library! Frederic Chopin: his life, works, and letters. [Maurycy Karasowski; Elise J Allen]. Most of Chopin's compositions were for solo piano, although he did compose two piano concertos (his concertos No. 1 and No. 2 are two of the romantic piano concerto repertoire's most often-performed pieces) as well as some other music for ensembles.. His larger scale works such as sonatas, the four scherzos, the four ballades, the Fantaisie in F minor, Op. 49, and the Barcarolle in F ♯ major.

    About This Quiz & Worksheet. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your understanding of the life and works of Kate Chopin. You will be quizzed on Chopin's writing style and influences. In Chopin’s case, the issue seems moot, because the life and the music are quite unrelated. At times when his experiences were dark, he might write a brilliantly sunny piece, and vice versa.

    Listen to The Life and Works of Chopin by Jeremy Siepmann,Anton Lesser for free with a 30 day free trial. Listen to unlimited* audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The second in our series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann, with Anton Lesser as Chopin. Much of the Chopin literature in English is biographical, but this book is a critical study of the music itself and of the creative process which is central to the life of any composer. Samson provides a detailed analysis of the style and structure of the music in the light of recent Chopin scholarship on the one hand and recent analytical.


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The Life & Works of Chopin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here, his life, from his birth in Poland, his famous affair with the French writer George Sand, to his death at the age of 39 in Paris, is told with his music featuring prominently.

We think of Chopin as a 'frail, sheltered genius' but this forthright portrait demonstrates he was far more boisterous than that.5/5(3).

An excellent idea was to use actors for the voices of Chopin (Anton Lesser), George Sand and other females in his life (Elaine Claxton and Karen Archer), and other male acquaintances (Neville Jason).

It is the kind of reading that would fascinate even if the work were fictional.5/5(3). The Life and Works of Chopin [Siepmann, Jeremy, Lesser, Anton, Jason, Neville, Claxton, Elaine, Archer, Karen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Life and Works of Chopin5/5(3). It mixes narrative about his life with actual performances of some of his major works that gave me a little musical break throughout the book.

The narrative about his life runs parallel to that as told in movies I’ve seen (A Song to Remember and Impromptu among others)about Chopin and, for the most part they agree on events in his life from his youth and early compositions and performances/5. Frédéric Chopin Biography - life, children, wife, young, son, old, informa.

His fascinating life from prodigy to tragic death by consumption at age 39 is chronicled in The Life and Works of Chopinby Jeremy Siepmann, who also narrates, (with actor Anton Lesser reading excerpts from Chopin’s letters).

The audiobook intersperses biography with a wide sampling of music in such a way that the listener is beguiled into The Life & Works of Chopin book that bygone era in Paris when Romanticism flowered. An enlightening insight of the character of Polish composer Frederic Chopin (), of whose life few know except through the works he left us.

In this book, translated by Martha Walker Cook () from the original French and originally published in aboutFranz Liszt (), a close friend of Chopin's and himself a renowned /5. Jeremy Siepmann.

Jeremy Siepmann has contributed articles, reviews and interviews to numerous journals and reference works, including New Statesman, The Musical Times, Gramophone and BBC Music books include a widely acclaimed biography of Chopin, The Reluctant career as a broadcaster began with a radio series on the life and work of Mozart.

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.

A wonderful book for musicians and lovers of the music by Chopin/5. Shop The Life and Works of Frédéric Chopin.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Life and Works of Frédéric Chopin: : Music5/5(4). This book also reveals Liszt's wonderful character; since their relationship towards the end of Chopins life had become somewhat cooler(at least privately Chopin expressed some uncomplimentary views of Liszt, perhaps Liszt wasn't aware of that?) it reveals that he nevertheless admired him to the end and was willing to give Chopin all the : Digital.

Frédéric Chopin was a renowned Polish composer who published his first composition at age 7 and began performing one year later. Inhe moved to Paris, socialized with high society and was Born: Frédéric Chopin - Frédéric Chopin - Works: As a pianist, Chopin was unique in acquiring a reputation of the highest order on the basis of a minimum of public appearances—few more than 30 in the course of his lifetime.

His original and sensitive approach to the keyboard allowed him to exploit all the resources of the piano of his day. He was inexhaustible in discovering colourful new. Frederic Chopin, Polish French composer and pianist of the Romantic period, best known for his solo pieces for piano and his piano concerti.

Although he wrote little but piano works, Chopin ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets by reason of his superfine imagination and fastidious craftsmanship.

Fryderyk Chopin is the pianist-composer par excellence. Regarded as one of the most mesmeric performers of his day, he lives on in his music – his waltzes, mazurkas, études, preludes, nocturnes, three piano sonatas, two piano concertos and much more.5/5(5). The Life and Works of Frédéric Chopin By: Jeremy Siepmann.

Fryderyk Chopin is the pianist-composer par excellence. Regarded as one of the most mesmeric performers of his day, he lives on in his music - his waltzes, mazurkas, &#;tudes, preludes, nocturnes, three piano sonatas, two piano concertos and much more.

Here, his life, from his birth in Poland, his famous affair with the French writer George Sand, and his death at the age of 49 in Paris, is. The Complete Works of Chopin, for Everybody, for Free Frédéric Chopin (Wikimedia Commons) to record and release to the public under a CC0 license the entirety of Chopin's life's work.

The Life And Music Of Frederic Chopin A composer of matchless genius, no one before or since Chopin has contributed as many significant works to the piano's repertoire, or. The Life and Works of Frederick Chopin The s have been called “the decade of the piano” because during that period the piano and the music written for it.

Here, his life, from his birth in Poland, his famous affair with the French writer George Sand, and his death at the age of 49 in Paris, is told with his music featuring prominently.

Notes Fryderyk Chopin is the pianist-composer par excellence.28 works of Kate Chopin American author of short stories and novels () This ebook presents a collection of 28 works of Kate Chopin. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: A December Day in Dixie A Family Affair A Harbinger A Horse Story A Little Country Girl A Little Free-Mulatto A Mental Suggestion A Morning Walk A Ni/5.‎The second in our series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann, with Anton Lesser as Chopin.

In this set the life and music of the revolutionary composer/pianist is unveiled in considerable detail with many musical examples.