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Chopin / [text concept & selection of images] Mieczysław Tomaszewski ; [translation: Lindsay Davidson]; [editors: Danuta Borzecka, Joanna Kulakowska]
Bib ID 5779439
Format BookBook
Author
Tomaszewski, Mieczysław
 
Edition 1st [English] edition. 
Description Olszanica, Poland : Bosz, c2010 
416 p. : col. ill., music ; 38 cm. + Hardcover case (41 x 34 cm) 
ISBN 9788375760873
8375760870
Notes

"Visual concept, graphic design, layout and print preparation: Leszek Szurkowski." -- p. 416

"Contemporary photography: Malgorzata Abramowska ...[et.al.]" -- p.416.

A luxury limited edition in two series of 100 numbered copies as well as an unknown number of unnumbered copies.

Metallised cloth binding on case and book with music score on col. endpapers.

Published to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin in 2010.

" A unique album in preparation for the Chopin Year. The texts of the eminent musicologist, professor chopinologa. Mieczysława Tomaszewskiego bring the reader into the secrets of the biographies and works of the greatest Polish composer. The wealth of photographs and reproductions - both archival and contemporary imagination allows you to move in a world in which he lived, this brilliant artist." --- Dictum Dystrybucja Ksiazek [online catalogue entry]

Includes exhibition & archival materials drawn from various collections housed in Europe & London.

Donated to the NLA by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Canberra in 2011.

NLA copy is unnumbered.

Subjects Chopin, Frédéric, - 1810-1849.  |  Chopin, Frédéric, - 1810-1849 - Pictorial works.  |  Composers - Poland - Biography.

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