The Cambridge companion to Chopin

edited by Jim Samson

The Cambridge Companion to Chopin provides the enquiring music-lover with helpful insights into a musical style which recognises no contradiction between the accessible and the sophisticated, the popular and the significant. Twelve essays by leading Chopin scholars make up three parts. Part 1 discusses the sources of Chopin's style in the music of his predecessors and the social history of the period. Part 2 profiles the mature music, and Part 3 considers the afterlife of the music - its reception, its criticism and its compositional influence in the works of subsequent composers.

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[目次]

  • Chronology
  • Myth and reality: a biographical introduction
  • Part I. The Growth of a Style: 1. Piano music and the public concert, 1800-1850 Janet Ritterman
  • 2. The nocturne: development of a new style David Rowland
  • 3. The twenty-seven etudes and their antecedents Simon Finlow
  • 4. Tonal architecture in the early music John Rink
  • Part II. Profiles of the Music: 5. Extended forms: the ballades, scherzos and fantasies Jim Samson
  • 6. Small 'forms': in defence of the prelude Jeffrey Kallberg
  • 7. Beyond the dance Adrian Thomas
  • 8. The sonatas Anatole Leikin
  • Part III. Reception: 9. Chopin in performance James Methuen-Campbell
  • 10. Chopin reception in nineteenth-century Poland Zofia Chechlinska
  • 11. Victorian attitudes to Chopin Derek Carew
  • 12. Chopin's influence on the fin de siecle and beyond Roy Howat
  • Appendix: a historical survey of Chopin on disc James Methuen-Campbell
  • Notes
  • List of Chopin's works
  • Bibliographical note
  • Index.

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書名 The Cambridge companion to Chopin
著作者等 Samson, Jim
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 1992
ページ数 xi, 341 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0521477522
0521404908
NCID BA1939292X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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