- Author:James Huneker
- Publisher:Cosimo Classics (January 1, 2006)
- Pages:424 pages
- Subcategory:Arts & Literature
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James Gibbon Huneker (1857–1921) was a distinguished American newspaper critic, an essayist
James Gibbon Huneker (1857–1921) was a distinguished American newspaper critic, an essayist. My problem with the musical descriptions (the book is divided into 76 pages of biography and 141 pages of music "analysis", divided into sections on preludes, mazurkas, et. is again the gossipy nature. For example, the chapter on the preludes is 13 pages long. The first four pages are strictly about who claimed when and where they were written.
James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 – February 9, 1921) 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. From 1892 to 1899, he was the husband of the sculptor Clio Hinton.
Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola, a village in the then Duchy of Warsaw. A renowned child-prodigy pianist and composer, he grew up in Warsaw and completed his music education there; he composed many mature works in Warsaw before leaving Poland in 1830 at age 20, shortly before the November 1830 Uprising. Following the Russian suppression of the Uprising, he settled in Paris as part of Poland's Great Emigration. During the remaining 19 years of his life, Chopin gave only some 30 public performances, preferring the more intimate atmosphere of the salon; he supported himself by sales of his.
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Tarnowski declares him to have been Chopin's warmest friend and in his poetry a starting point of inspiration for the composer
You can also read the full text online using our ereader. tells me he has the piece and that it is weak, having historic interest only. Tarnowski declares him to have been Chopin's warmest friend and in his poetry a starting point of inspiration for the composer. In July 1829, accompanied by two friends, Chopin started for Vienna. Travelling in a delightful, old-fashioned manner, the party saw much of the country-Galicia, Upper Silesia and Moravia-the Polish Switzerland.
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LibriVox recording of Chopin: The Man and His Music, by James Huneker A biography of the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin and a critical. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. M4B Audiobook 01-07 (131MB) M4B Audiobook 08-16 (130MB). Related Music (Beta) question-dark. Versions - Different performances of the song by the same artist. Compilations - Other albums which feature this performance of the song.