By Alfred Cortot
A sequence of themed essays instead of a standard biography, this profile of the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist is the paintings of a mythical conductor and performer. Alfred Cortot taught on the Paris Conservatory of track, co-founded the École Normale de Musique de Paris, and produced published types of the full works of Chopin, Schumann, and Debussy. In those revealing chronicles, Cortot specializes in Chopin's compositions in addition to his performances and private relationships.
Beginning with an account of the composer's actual features, the ebook examines Chopin's function as a instructor; his works, as mirrored via his correspondence; his identification as a Polish nationalist and his perspective towards France; and his live performance performances. It extra explores his friendships with Liszt and Delacroix and his romance with George Sand, in addition to the composer's persistent sickness and the expression of his tormented, delicate nature in his tune.
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