Frederic Chopin, Son of Poland
The continuation of the story of Frederic Chopin is told in this 2nd volume, with nations on the brink of war. He eventually moves to Paris, where he is warmly welcomed, his concerts attended by great crowds. Ill health affected him even as the world was hailing his great compositions.
In the Great Composers Series, Opal Wheeler also wrote:
- Robert Schumann and Mascot Ziff
- Ludwig Beethoven, and the Chiming Tower Bells
- The Young Brahms
- Mozart, the Wonder Boy
- Handel at the Court of Kings
- Sebastian Bach, the Boy from Thuringia
- Joseph Haydn, the Merry Little Peasant
- Frederic Chopin: Son of Poland (Early Years)
- Frederic Chopin: Son of Poland (Later Years)
- Edward MacDowell and his Cabin in the Pines
- Stephen Foster and his Little Dog Tray
- Paganini: Master of Strings
- The Story of Peter Tchaikovsky
- Peter Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Ballet
- Adventures of Richard Wagner
Contents of Frederic Chopin, Son of Poland: Later Years
In addition to four chapters of illustrated biography, this volume includes these musical selections:
The Great Musician Series represents a milestone in homeschooling music history/appreciation education. This growing line of textbooks and supplementary materials focuses on the foundational musicians and composers that have had the greatest influence on musical composition and performance. These great masters have composed some of the most memorable and timeless musical pieces that we enjoy today.
The Great Musician Series pulls back the curtain to reveal the lives and times behind these great classical compositions. Explore the persons, places, and events that influenced the masters and the beautiful music they created. This series engages students of all ages, using all learning modalities, thereby providing the richest and most memorable learning experience for your children. We include a variety of materials that will help you deliver this wonderful musical education quickly and easily.