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44 links Composer's biography and list of works and Bibliography - assembled by GroveMusic
33 links Web Site of the Warsaw based Frederic Chopin Society which, for over 60 years, has been collecting Chopiniana and promoting knowledge about the composer and his works. The site provides a general outline biography, an iconography, a brief monographic outline of the music, an essay on the shaping of the Chopin tradition, information about the Federic Chopin International Piano Competitions in Warsaw (past and present), and an extensive four part tour of the Chopin Museum in Warsaw and a gallery of 64 images.
1,340 webpages Webpages of InfoChopin (International Chopin Information Centre) created to gather and update information from all over the world about Chopin-related events, places, organizations and people. Website has a 600 word biography
115 webpages The Foundation's webpage features a chronological biography of the composer, a number of essays, first published in the Foundations magazine, Polonaise regarding Chopin and his music, news of the Foundation and its National Chopin Piano Competition, links, etc.
16 webpage Subtitlted "Where everything is Chopin" the website offers a variety of infomration about the composer, including a biography, complete list of works, chronology, stories about the composer, etc.
many Midi and Live Rec A page of midi archives devoted to Chopin. Page provides access to midi files and live recordings of Chopin compositions which one can play on one's computer. Also to a biography of 1,175 words.
240 midi recordings A page of midi archives devoted to Chopin. Page provides access to midi files and live recordings of Chopin compositions which one can play on one's computer. Also to a biography of 520 words.
40 webpages
over 200 midis
Links to other Chopin and Classical music sites; Chopin Gallery; List of all Chopin works; An essay on Chopin; recommended Chopin recordings; Chopin as Pianist and Teacher - thoughts from one of his pupils; Quotes from Chopin himself; Accounts of Chopin in performance by his contemporaries; Chopin book reviews, biographies, recommended reading, reference, etc.; A personal description of each of Chopin's styles of composition.
1425 words Wikipedia's article about Chopin
5,850 words An essay about the composer and his music, with the following section titles: Distance; Misunderstandings; Responses; Impulses; The Drama; Warsaw; Paris; Epilogue
1,375 words Article by pianist virtuoso, author and freelance lecturer Angela Lear. The article is based on her extensive research into Chopin's autograph manuscripts and all available original source materials. It is linked to her website which includes numerous audio clips from her Chopin CD series, with details of the recorded illustrations and commentaries on various interpretative aspects.
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240 word biography, 140 word list of key works, 250 words of Chopin quotations, 7 suggested recordings (475 words), 4 reccommended readings (440 words), and a chronology (120 words)
one website The Society organizes an annual Luncheon and Concert Gala. It also organizes a bi-annual Chopin Youth Competition and, in alternate years, a bi-annual a Polish Music Festival.
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Visual tour of Chopin's birthplace by way of annotated photographs
14 webpages Website dedicated to Chopin's life-long friend, copyist, and editor who himself was a composer and pianist of some note. Website features a biography, bibliography, and a listing of his compositions.
1,390 words Chopin anecdotes and quotes about and by him cached
2,735 words A biography by Prof. Roman Solecki
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