"Chopin wrote beautiful music for the piano and invented new ways of playing it."
Did you know that Chopin had published pieces of music by the time he was eight year old and that one of his favorite things to do was ride horses?
Tongue-in-cheek humor and whimsical illustrations let children see Chopin as a real person. This book traces the Chopin's life as a son, composer, and friend with entertaining anecdotes.
This revised version
includes the following new features:
- A timeline of the composers's life
- A map highlighting important places in the composers's life
- A fun quiz that provides more historical information and tests the child's knowledge
- A glossary and an index
Of course, listening to the music is essential; recordings by Chopin are readily available as downloads from popular download sources. Paperback, 40 pages. Ages 6+.
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