The Cambridge Companion to Chopin

The Cambridge Companion to Chopin

by Jim Samson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521477522

ISBN-13: 9780521477529

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477529
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
954,695
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

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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.

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