Chopin Studies 2

Chopin Studies 2

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Following the success of Chopin Studies, this second volume of essays contains the most recent Chopin research of twelve leading scholars. Three main themes are addressed: reception history, aesthetics and criticism, and performance studies. The essays explore Chopin as classical composer, as salon composer, as modernist, as qotherworldly, q as androgyne, and define aspects of his musical language, including narrative structures, progressive tendencies and functional ambiguity.This new collection targets three main areas of research--reception history, aesthetics and criticism, and performance studies--although the boundaries between these are by no means tightly drawn.

Title:Chopin Studies 2
Author:John Rink, Jim Samson
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-12-14


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