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Music in Chopin's Warsaw$
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Halina Goldberg

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195130737

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001

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salons

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Background and Intellectual Trends

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Music in Chopin's Warsaw
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Halina Goldberg

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0006

This chapter outlines the history of the salon tradition in Poland, focusing on the central role of the intellectual salon in the early 19th century. It shows that during the period when Warsaw lacked institutional support for culture, the salon became a specifically Polish venue for artistic and intellectual endeavors and patronage. Intense political atmosphere and focus on nationalism differentiated Polish salons from their counterparts abroad. Typical salon activities are described, and the young Chopin is placed within the salon scene. Most interesting salons, especially those nurturing new trends are given particular attention: Princess Izabela Czartoryska and Klementyna Tańska proto-Romantic endeavors, the circle of the young Romantics, Chopin's friends — poets, writers, philosophers, and musicians — who were ardent supporters of Romantic ideology, are also discussed.

Keywords:   Romantic ideology, nationalism, patronage, salon scene, salon activities, proto-Romanticism, young Romantics

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