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 (shō′păn′, shō-păN′), Frédéric François 1810-1849.
Polish-born French composer noted for the emotional expressiveness of his works for solo piano, many of which adopt the rhythms of Polish folk music.


 (shō′păn′), Kate O'Flaherty 1851-1904.
American writer whose works, such as The Awakening (1899), portray Creole life in Louisiana.


(ˈʃɒpæn; French ʃɔpɛ̃)
(Biography) Frédéric (François) (frederik). 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist active in France, who wrote chiefly for the piano: noted for his harmonic imagination and his lyrical and melancholy qualities


(ˈtʃɒp ɪn)



(ˈʃoʊ pæn; for 1 also Fr. ʃoʊˈpɛ̃)

1. Frédéric François, 1810–49, Polish composer and pianist, in France after 1831.
2. Kate O'Flaherty, 1851–1904, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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Noun1.chopin - the music of ChopinChopin - the music of Chopin; "he practiced Chopin day and night"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
2.Chopin - United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
3.Chopin - French composer (born in Poland) and pianist of the romantic school (1810-1849)
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The little piano is dumb night after night, its candles unlighted, and there is no one to play Chopin to us now as the day dies, and the shadows stoop out of their corners to listen in vain.
They are engrossed by every one, by Chopin Trouillefou, by the cardinal, by Coppenole, by Quasimodo, by the devil
I have always said no one could play Chopin like Mademoiselle Reisz
Joe and Delia met in an atelier where a number of art and music students had gathered to discuss chiaroscuro, Wagner, music, Rembrandt's works, pictures, Waldteufel, wall paper, Chopin and Oolong.
She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank.
Starting with classical piano and vocal performances, the evening progressed to jazz interpretations of Chopin's music, ending with a rock concert entitled "Rock Loves Chopin.
It's a project presenting the music of the outstanding Polish composer Frederic Chopin, both in the classical as well as in the jazz and rock interpretations.
Mr Zamoyski is also concerned to place Chopin into the context of his age and background using what few records survive - in Poland and France.
15pm with a programme that can't fail to appeal - opening with Schumann's Abegg Variations, Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata and the first book of Debussy's Images, continuing with Sketches by Bartok and ending with a feast for Chopin fans, including two of his Nocturnes and the Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise.
The occasion was the celebration of the 200th birth anniversary of Polish composer Chopin at IIC on Saturday.
March 1 say the French embassy launch their special Chopin commmorative stamp, followed later in the month by a special concert by Dina Bensaid at the residence of French ambassador Etienne de Poncins and a special gala dinner attended by many dignitaries from different countries.
Que duda cabe que Frederic Chopin (Zelazowa-Wola, Polonia, 1810-Paris, 1849) es uno de los casos mas excepcionales de la musica, y si bien compuso exclusivamente para el piano (su Introduccion y Polonesa op.