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This is a fairly extensive book about Chopin's life and music. It is locations long to give you an idea of its size. There are some formatting issues, for example the table of /5(31).

Chopin: The Man and His Music reflects the intimate, th His writing style is remarkable — unrestrained, informal, full of brilliant insight — and this style plus Huneker's wide knowledge of art and literature as well as music has kept his literacy work alive/5.

"Chopin: The Man and His Music" reflects the intimate, thorough knowledge of Chopin's music that Huneker acquired while studying to be a concert pianist and 2/5(1).

Chopin: the Man and His Music by James Huneker Gustave Flaubert, pessimist and master of cadenced lyric prose, urged young writers to lead ascetic lives that in their art they might be violent.

Chopin's violence was psychic, a travailing Brand: Dover Publications. This classic in music biography and criticism reflects the intimate knowledge of Chopin's music acquired by the author while studying to become a concert pianist.

Part 1 deals with Chopin's life and comments on his teachings and performances; the second part offers a brilliant, piece-by-piece analysis of the entire body of his music. A biography of the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin and a critical analysis of his work by American music.3/5(1).

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Choose the part of Chopin: The Man and His Music which you want to read from the table of contents to. Frederic Chopin ( - ) was one of the most influential musicians of the 19th Century. Discovered as a child-prodigy pianist in his native Poland, he later travelled to France, where he remained after the Polish uprising of There he gave few public performances, but worked as composer and piano teacher.

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James Gibbons Huneker (Janu – February 9, ) was an American art, book, music, and theater critic. A colorful individual and an ambitious writer, he was "an American with a great mission," in the words of his friend, the critic Benjamin De Casseres, and that mission was to educate Americans about the best cultural achievements, native and European, of his time.

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A biography of the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin and a critical analysis of his work by American music writer and critic James Huneker. First Page: CHOPIN: THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC. James Huneker. TABLE OF CONTENTS. PART I. THE MAN.

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POLAND: YOUTHFUL IDEALS II. PARIS: IN THE MAELSTROM III.5/5(1). Chopin: the man and his music. [Herbert Weinstock] -- Frédéric Chopin died in He is universally regarded as the greatest of composers for the piano.

And it has become possible to regard his brief, varied, tragic life as a whole, to tell it so. Frederic Chopin, Polish French composer and pianist of the Romantic period, best known for his solo pieces for piano and his piano concerti.

Although he wrote little but piano works, Chopin ranks as one of music’s greatest tone poets by reason of his. Chopin's violence was psychic, a travailing and groaning of the spirit; the bright roughness of adventure was missing from his quotidian existence.

The tragedy was within. One recalls Maurice Maeterlinck: "Whereas most of our life is passed far from blood, cries and swords, and the tears of men have become silent, invisible and almost spiritual.". Chopin: The Man and His Music. James Huneker.

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Chopin: the Man and His Music eBook. James Huneker. This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately pages of information about Chopin.

Print Word PDF. Tarnowski relates that Chopin gave his last orders in perfect consciousness. He begged his sister to burn all his inferior compositions. “I owe it to the public,” he. Read "Chopin: the Man and His Music" by James Huneker available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). A wonderful book that explains the man behind the music as well as his times, friends and fellow musicians. It was good to know that Chopin was greatly appreciated during his time. The poetic descriptions of his music and how he played it were delightful/5(32).