Browsing by Subject "Chopin"
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(2016-05)The Four Scherzos of Frederic Chopin, influenced by the scherzos of Beethoven, have emerged as some of the most frequently performed works in the modern piano canon. Full of vigor, striking contrasts, raw passion, melodic ...
"A thousand nuances of movement" : the intersection of gesture, narrative, and temporality in selected mazurkas of Chopin (2012-05)It is no secret that Frédéric Chopin was fond of dance music. Dance genres—including the mazurka, polonaise, and waltz—dominate his oeuvre. According to the Henle Urtext edition, Chopin penned fifty-seven mazurkas during ...