Chopin Frederick Bust 13" High - No great composer has devoted himself as exclusively to the piano as Chopin. By all accounts an inspired improviser, he composed while playing, writing down his thoughts only with difficulty. But he was no mere dreamer - his development can be seen as an ever more sophisticated improvisation on the classical principle of departure and return. For the concert-giving years 1828-32 he wrote brilliant virtuoso pieces, rondos and music for piano and orchestra. Chopin was a teacher side of his career is represented by the studies, preludes, nocturnes, waltzes, impromptu and mazurkas, polished pieces of moderate difficulty. The large-scale works, was in his later polonaises, scherzos, ballades, sonatas, the Barcarolle and the dramatic Polonaise-fantaisie - he wrote for himself and a small circle of admirers. This bust is can in alabaster dust mixed with a resin compound and is made in Italy from the Egregia workshop.