Chapter 1, “In a Word, Poland"

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PAGE 1:  “Frederic: The Resurrection of Music” video game, Chopin vs. Sheriff,  Funeral March
Forever Entertainment, used with permission]

PAGE 5The Heynał Mariacki trumpet call, played to the four points of the compass from the tower of St. Mary’s Church, Kraków. Click here to download the score and play it yourself.

PAGE 11Chopin, Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, op. 20, played by Arthur Rubinstein. The lullaby “Lulajźe Jezuniu” beings at 3:20 | read more

PAGE 11The Polish lullaby “Lulajźe Jezuniu,” performed by the Filharmonia Narodowa with Samitra Suwannarit, soprano

PAGE 12Chopin, Mazurka op. 17, no. 4, 1830-33, played by Vladimir Horowitz | read more

PAGE 12: Chopin, Nocturne op. 15, no. 3, in G minor, 1830-33, played by Garrick Ohlsson | read more

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: Chopin, Prelude op. 28, no. 17 in A flat major, 1838-39, played by Martha Argerich. The "Castle Clock" refrain begins at 1:44read more

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