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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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Dansk musiktidsskrift
Paris, Bibliothèque Polonaise de Paris
Ruch muzyczny
New York, Robert O. Lehman, private collection [in US-NYpm]
Kraków, Biblioteka Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Warsaw, Biblioteka Narodowa
Kraków, Muzeum Narodowe, Biblioteka Czapskich
International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]
Journal of the American Musicological Society
New York, Rudolf F. Kallir, private collection
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Vienna, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde
Asnières-sur-Oise, Collection François Lang
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library
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Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, Dept of Manuscripts and Printed Books
Oxford, Bodleian Library
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Österreichische Musikzeitschrift
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London, Royal College of Music, Library
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Rivista italiana di musicologia
Moscow, Rossiyskiy Gosudarstvennïy Arkhiv Literaturï i Iskusstva (RGALI)
Deutsches Jahrbuch der Musikwissenschaft
Nuova rivista musicale italiana
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Revue musicale
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