Here is a listening activity about the music of Frederic Chopin. Chopin was known as “the poet of the piano” for his ability to evoke emotions and express beauty in his piano music. Choose some excerpts from the listening list below and either write down some poetic words that represent the emotions evoked by the
Some lesson ideas to learn about Chopin in the music class: Work in groups to write a moving speech that could have been given at the burial of Chopin’s heart in the pillar of the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, Poland. Include details about Chopin’s life and why his heart was brought back to Poland.