Tür an Tür: George Sand als Chopin-Interpretin
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 245-261

Most biographers and commentators of Chopin realize that they must be wary of whatever George Sand, in her boundless imagination and memorable phrasing, wrote about him. They sometimes forget, however, and consequently, much Chopin literature is embellished and disfigured by ...

Der fremde Gesang: Chopin, Szymanowski, Lutoslawski und die französische Poesie
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2014) Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 191-205

Between the Enlightenment and World War II, a cultivated Pole was at home in French language and literature. Poland's three most significant composers had very different relationships with French poetry, and these differences reveal important aspects of the work of ...