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Chopin at the Boundaries

Sex, History, and Musical Genre

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$51.00 • £44.95 • €46.95

ISBN 9780674127913

Publication Date: 01/21/1998


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 30 musical examples, 4 diagrams

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  • Preface
  • I. Ideology, Sex, and the Piano Miniature
    • The Rhetoric of Genre: Chopin’s Nocturne in G Minor
    • The Harmony of the Tea Table: Gender and Ideology in the Piano Nocturne
    • Small Fairy Voices: Sex, History, and Meaning in Chopin
  • II. Social Constructions and the Compositional Process
    • Chopin’s Last Style
    • Small “Forms”: In Defense of the Prelude
  • III. The Musical Work as Social Process
    • Chopin in the Marketplace
    • The Chopin “Problem”: Simultaneous Variants and Alternate Versions
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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