Chopin's 21 pieces in the set are gorgeously melodic, with a huge focus on catchy tunes and very rhythmic accompaniment. He wasn't afraid to break free from those rhythms, though, and it's very common to hear performers interpret them in a number of different ways and speeds. Chopin was apparently a big fan of John Field's, but unfortunately Field couldn't muster the same enthusiasm for his Polish equivalent, describing him as a 'sickroom talent' after hearing his Nocturnes.
It contains quiet, eerie, blurred cluster-chords and imitations of the twittering of birds and croaking of nocturnal creatures, with lonely melodies in contrasting sections. American composer Lowell Liebermann has written eleven Nocturnes for piano, of which No. Other examples of nocturnes include the one for orchestra from Felix Mendelssohn 's incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream , the set of three for orchestra and female choir by Claude Debussy who also wrote one for solo piano and the first movement of the Violin Concerto No.
French composer Erik Satie composed a series of five small nocturnes. These were, however, far different from those of Field and Chopin. Peaceful Adagios 2 CD. Relaxing Adagios. Chopin: The Nocturnes, Amy Beach - Fire Flies. Satie: Piano Works. Chopin : The Complete Nocturnes. Debussy:La Mer, L. Most Relaxing Piano Album in the. Chopin: Nocturnes; 4 Ballades. Liszt : The Best Of Liszt. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime.
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