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Bored !

Paris 1844: Chopin’s life is boredom and weariness despite the efforts of George Sand.

1)    
Sand: Well Frédéric, you haven’t got much energy!

2)      Chopin: … bored…

3)      Sand: Play the piano.

Chopin: It’s out of tune.

Sand: Compose music.

Chopin: I don’t have any ideas.

Sand: Go for a walk.

Chopin: It’s raining and cold!

Sand: Play with the dog.

Chopin: It has fleas!

Sand: Read my last novel.

Chopin: Very boring…

Sand: …

Hum, I’m thinking of something but…

Chopin: You only think of that! I’m too weak!

 4)      Sand: Oh, mister Pleyel, what a pleasant surprise! It happens that Frédéric is bored to death lately.

 5)      Chopin: Huh?! I can’t! I… I’m very busy!

 6)      Chopin: I wasn’t bored, I was just thinking!

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Chopin at Calder House, Scotland

August 1848, a few miles from Edinburgh: Chopin stays in the manor of Calder House, owned by Jane Stirling’s brother-in-law Lord Torpichen. “The lord is excellent and the park is beautiful”…*

    1)  Lord Torpichen: You have here the most magnificent view you can dream of.

Chopin: Certainly

 

    2)  Lord Torpichen: Look at this wonderful rose garden. The flowers’ scent wafts through the rooms.

Chopin: "Mignonne, allons voir si la rose qui ce matin avait déclose, sa robe de pourpre au soleil"… (Poem by Ronsart)

 

    3)  Lord Torpichen: They are yellow.

Chopin: Obviously…

 

    4)  Lord Torpichen: Isn’t it majestic these trees waving in the wind?

 

    5)  Chopin: It’s delightful. I will compose for you a piece about the reflections of the beautiful trees of Calder House.*

    6) Chopin: I hope to see this so fervently described landscape…. As soon as the fog will clear!

 

*Sentences from Chopin’s letters.

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Melnia
Mélanie Combe
France
Current Residence: Versailles
Favourite genre of music: metal, rock, classical music
Favourite photographer: Yann Arthus Bertrand, Helen Rushbrook, Studio Harcourt
Favourite style of art: cartoons
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:iconmewsol:
Mewsol Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your artwork of Chopin :heart:
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steviesart Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015
I made up a character named Melnia, and I did make her french... I had no idea the name actually existed.
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Melnia Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
Hi! It does not exist, i created it as a username, based on the deformation of my name, melanie. Anyway, it's funny you made it too and for a french character ! ;)
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Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015   Traditional Artist
Many thanks for the watch :iconsilverheartplz: Have a nice day!
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curtsibling Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Welcome to Comics Corner!
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Melnia Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
Thank you ! :)
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Eponymus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
Très belle galerie ! :)
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Melnia Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Merci beaucoup ! :)
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Eponymus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
De rien :) Il y a une autre deviant artiste qui fait une BD dont les héros sont des musiciens célèbres... 
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Anubhavg Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch :) :hug: :bow:
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