Chopin and His World

Editors: Bellman, Jonathan D. and Goldberg, Halina
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 978-0-691-17776-2
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 99
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
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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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Table of 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
  • Afterward: Chopin and the Consequences of Exile - Leon Botstein