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A Miscelleny of Nocturnes

31st December 2014. Another year has passed, another topic explored. Thank you, dear Reader, for joining me on a nocturnal journey through the piano repertoire. We’ve looked at and/or listened to Nocturnes by Field, Czerny, Chopin, Pleyel, Clara Schumann, Fanny … Continue reading

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Field and Chopin – Composers of the Week

Tune into BBC Radio 3 this week for Composer of the Week, featuring the music of both Field and Chopin. Weekdays at 12 noon , repeated at 6.30pm. Or listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01mslsc

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Field – Nocturne No 5 in B flat Major

In the warm key of B flat major, a cantabile melody floats serenely above a fluid accompaniment, ornamented with sprays of filigree decoration; an orchestra provides a discreet background. The music is perhaps better known as Field’s fifth Nocturne, which … Continue reading

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