The Age of Chopin
Edited by Halina Goldberg
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Age of Chopin by Halina Goldberg
Book DescriptionThis multidisciplinary collection addresses Chopin's life and oeuvre in various cultural contexts of his era. Fourteen original essays by internationally-known scholars suggest new connections between his compositions and the intellectual, literary, artistic, and musical environs of Warsaw and Paris. Individual essays consider representations of Chopin in the visual arts; reception in the United States and in Poland; analytical aspects of the mazurkas and waltzes; and political, literary, and gender aspects of Chopin's music and legacy. Several senior scholars represent the fields of American, Western European, and Polish history; Slavic literature; musicology; music theory; and art history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253216281
(5983mm x 3971mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Halina Goldberg
Music in Chopin's Warsaw, Paperback (December 2013)» View all books by Halina Goldberg
Music in Chopin's Warsaw examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this context. Halina Goldberg provides a historiographic perspective that allows a new and better understanding of Poland's cultural and musical circumstances, as well as Chopin's early years as a student and young composer.
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Author Biography - Halina Goldberg
Halina Goldberg is Assistant Professor of Musicology at Indiana University. Her research centers on the musical and cultural environment of Chopin's Warsaw, performance practice issues, questions of reception, and the musical, social, and political creation of national constructs.
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