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Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek [Frédéric François]locked

  • Kornel Michałowski
  •  and Jim Samson


(b Żelazowa Wola, nr Warsaw, March 1, 1810; d Paris, Oct 17, 1849). Polish composer and pianist. He combined a gift for melody, an adventurous harmonic sense, an intuitive and inventive understanding of formal design and a brilliant piano technique in composing a major corpus of piano music. One of the leading 19th-century composers who began a career as a pianist, he abandoned concert life early; but his music represents the quintessence of the Romantic piano tradition and embodies more fully than any other composer’s the expressive and technical characteristics of the instrument....

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St Petersburg, Rossiyskaya Natsional′naya Biblioteka
Cologny-Geneva, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Bibliotheca Bodmeriana
Paris, Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra
Journal of Musicology
Musical Quarterly
Fontes artis musicae
Morlanwelz-Mariemont, Musée de Mariemont, Bibliothèque
Rassegna musicale
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Revue musicale
Ruch muzyczny
Chicago, Newberry Library
Revue de musicologie
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Deutsches Jahrbuch der Musikwissenschaft
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19th Century Music
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