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Life of Chopin

by Franz Liszt

  • 325 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Biography: general,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Composers & Musicians - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9878781M
    ISBN 101404370374
    ISBN 109781404370371

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. 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.

    This biography of Frédéric Chopin by his friend and fellow artist, Franz Liszt, offers a highly informed assessment of the Polish composer's musical legacy. It's further enlivened by the author's personal acquaintance with Chopin's other friends, who included Sand, Balzac, Hugo, Berlioz, Delacroix, and Schumann. Liszt surveys the brilliance of several of Chopin's masterpieces.   Life of Chopin - audio book Franz LISZT ( - ), translated by Martha Walker COOK ( - ) Chopin was a romantic era Polish composer. This work is a memoir by Liszt who knew Chopin both.

    Chopin in Paris introduces the most important musical and literary figures of Fryderyk Chopin's day in a glittering story of the Romantic era. 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,/5. Get this from a library! Life of Chopin. [Franz Liszt; Martha Walker Cook] -- This biography of Frederic Chopin by his friend and fellow artist, Franz Liszt, offers a highly informed assessment of the Polish composer's musical legacy. It's further enlivened by the author's.


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Life of Chopin by Franz Liszt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chopin was merely a few months older than Liszt and was gone before he was able to accomplish everything he would've wanted (this book is more than proof of that). Liszt died of old age at a time most life expectancy ranged from 35 to 55, unless you caught smallpox or measles which would often ravage the life off infants and children/5.

Frédéric François Chopin (1 March - 17 October ) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano/5(38). Chopin was merely a few months older than Liszt and was gone before he was able to accomplish everything he would've wanted (this book is more than proof of that).

Liszt died of old age at a time most life expectancy ranged from 35 to 55, unless you caught smallpox or /5(39). Chopin was merely a few months older than Liszt and was gone before he was able to accomplish everything he would've wanted (this book is more than proof of that).

Liszt died of old age at a time most life expectancy ranged from 35 to 55, unless you caught smallpox or measles which would often ravage the life off infants and s: Liszt, in his own melodramatic, extra way, recounts the music and life of Chopin in a rare, eyewitness biography.

Valuable as a biography written by an actual friend of Chopin, who can accurately describe his personality, appearance, and conversations/5(38). 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 composer and piano virtuoso, analyses Chopin's works and gives us a glimpse of the man behind the artist, who rarely gave concerts and felt the fullest/5.

[Frédéric Chopin] By Franz Liszt. Book. He lived in the shadow of death, painfully aware of the tuberculosis that would kill him prematurely.

But Frédéric Chopin attained immortality with his piano works, which endure as pinnacles of the instrument's repertoire.

This biography by one of the nineteenth century's foremost pianists--Chopin's friendCategory: Textbook-General. 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.

The book makes you understand better, /5. 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 known as an excellent piano teacher.

His piano compositions were highly :   Frédéric Chopin, French in full Frédéric François Chopin, Polish Fryderyk Franciszek Szopen, (born March 1,Żelazowa Wola, near Warsaw, Duchy of Warsaw [now in Poland] [see Researcher’s Note: Chopin’s birth date]—died OctoParis, France), Polish French composer and pianist of the Romantic period, best known for his solo pieces for piano and his piano concerti.

The Life and Works of Chopin. Chopin () brought romantic music to unprecedented heights of expressiveness, as illustrated in this recording by numerous examples taken from the Naxos catalog/5.

Frédéric François Chopin (UK: / ˈ ʃ ɒ p æ̃ /, US: / ʃ oʊ ˈ p æ n /, French: Polish: ; 1 March – 17 October ) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his.

Life if Chopin I was not really impressed with this book. It seemed to have been more philosophical than about the composer's life. The books on the lives of Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms were right to the point from start to enjoyable3/5(2).

OCLC Number: Notes: Title on added t.p.: Chopin. Translation of: Chopin. Errata leaf inserted. Description: pages ; 17 cm: Other Titles: 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 Author: Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim.

Summary: Frederic Chopin, a Polish virtuoso pianist and piano composer of the Romantic period, is widely regarded as the greatest Polish composer, and one of the most influential composers for piano in the 19th century.

Franz Liszt was a Hungarian composer and virtuoso pianist of the 19th century. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

To a people, always prompt in its recognition of genius, and ready to sympathize in the joys and woes of a truly great artist, this work will be one of exceeding interest. Chopin was merely a few months older than Liszt and was gone before he was able to accomplish everything he would've wanted (this book is more than proof of that).

Liszt died of old age at a time most life expectancy ranged from 35 to 55, unless you caught smallpox or measles which would often ravage the life off infants and by: 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.

Walker's work is a corrective biography, intended to dispel the many myths and/5. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liszt, Franz, Life of Chopin.

London: W. Reeves, (OCoLC). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg."The Life of Chopin" - Free stories online. Create books for kids | StoryJumper A short book about the composer, Chopin.

Frederic Chopin was born on March the first, in Warsaw, Poland.Life of Chopin is classical music biography that represents the definitive account of the life of the great Polish pianist/composer, Frederic Chopin.

The story is told by his friend and colleague, the legendary Hungarian pianist, Franz Liszt-the ideal man to relate the brief, but brilliant life of Chopin.