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Reference Books For Specific Topic: Chopin

For those who are preparing for their piano performance diploma exams (ABRSM/TCL- dipABRSM/ATCL/LTCL/LRSM), here are some references on programme notes writing:

Title: Chopin: The Reluctant Romantic
Author: Jim Samson
(background/analysis (not structural) of works like Ballade and Scherzos)

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Title: Chopin, the four ballades‎
Author: Jim Samson

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Title: Chopin’s Letters 
Author: Frederic Chopin
Editor: E. L. Voynich 
Publisher: Dover Books on Music

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Title: Chopin: The Man and His Music
Publisher: Dover Books on Music
Author: James Huneker

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Title: In Search of Chopin
Publisher: Dover Books on Music
Author: Alfred Cortot

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Chopin: The Piano Concertos
Publisher: Cambridge Music Handbooks
Author: John Rink
Editor: Julian Rushton 

Title: The Chopin Companion : Profiles of the Man and the Musician
Publisher: Norton Library, N668
Author: Alan Walker 

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