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Nationalism in Poland in the 19th Century (Part 2)

The evolution of Chopin's Mazurkas is based on a transition from the dance pieces to the forms of reflective lyric - the most personal expression of the composer. Authenticity of Chopin's Mazurkas involves capturing, organically associated with each other in folk music, features of intonation, rhythm and construction. The means of stylisation employed...

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