Chopin : the Man and His Music eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 282 pages of information about Chopin .

  Chopin—­and Some Others, in London Musical News, October 14,

  Chopin, in A History of the Pianoforte and Pianoforte Players,
  by Oscar Bie.  New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.

  Chopin, in Rubinstein’s Die Meister des Klaviers.  New York,

  Chopin, in Berliner Tageblatt, by Dr. Leopold Schmidt.

  Chopin Juzgada por Schumann, in Gaceta Musical, City of

  The Chopin Rubato and so-called Chopin Fingering, by John
  Kautz, in The Musical Record, Boston, 1898.

  Franz Liszt, by Lina Ramann.  Breitkopf & Hartel.

  Preface to Mikuli Edition by Carl Mikuli.

  The AEsthetics of Pianoforte Playing, by Adolf Kullak.  New
  York, G. Schirmer.

  Chopin und die Frauen, by Eugen Isolani.  Berliner Courier,
  October 17, 1899.

  Chopin, by W. J. Henderson in The New York Times, October 29,

  A Note on Chopin, by L. A. Corbeille, and Chopin, An
  Irresponsibility, by “Israfel,” in The Dome, October, 1899,
  London, Unicorn Press.

  Chopin and the Romantics, by John F. Runciman in The Saturday
  Review (London), February 10,1900.

  Chopiniana:  in the February, 1900, issue of the London Monthly
  Musical Record, including some new letters of Chopin’s.

  La maladie de Chopin (d’apres des documents inedits), par
  Cabanes.  Chronique medicale, Paris, 1899, vi., No. 21, 673-

  Also recollections in letters and diaries of Moscheles,
  Hiller, Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Henselt, Schumann, Rubinstein,
  Mathias, Legouve, Tarnowski, Grenier and others.

The author begs to acknowledge the kind suggestions and assistance of Rafael Joseffy, Vladimir de Pachmann, Moriz Rosenthal, Jaraslow de Zielinski, Edwin W. Morse, Edward E. Ziegler and Ignace Jan Paderewski.


What Maeterlinck wrote: 

Maurice Maeterlinck wrote thus of James Huneker:  “Do you know that ‘Iconoclasts’ is the only book of high and universal critical worth that we have had for years—­to be precise, since Georg Brandes.  It is at once strong and fine, supple and firm, indulgent and sure.”

The Evening Post of June 10, 1915, wrote of Mr. Huneker’s “The New Cosmopolis”: 

“The region of Bohemia, Mr. James Huneker found long ago, is within us.  At twenty, he says, he discovered that there is no such enchanted spot as the Latin Quarter, but that every generation sets back the mythical land into the golden age of the Commune, or of 1848, or the days of ‘Hernani.’  It is the same with New York’s East Side, ‘the fabulous East Side,’ as Mr. Huneker calls it in his collection of international urban studies, ‘The New Cosmopolis.’  If one judged externals by grime, by poverty, by sanded
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