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The Music of the Netherlands AntillesWhy Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart$
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Jan Brokken

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461855

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2016

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001

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As Melancholic as a Sunset

As Melancholic as a Sunset

(p.22) 6 As Melancholic as a Sunset
The Music of the Netherlands Antilles

Jan Brokken

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter is a discussion at greater length of the migration of the mazurka from Poland to Russia and of Chopin’s mazurka and its appeal to Caribbean composers and dancers as well as the fact that Chopin too was an immigrant as well as a short character sketch of Chopin

Keywords:   Chopin, mazurka, Liszt, George Sand, Tchaikovsky

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