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Track(s) taken from CDD22013
Recording details: September 1988
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1989
Total duration: 5 minutes 7 seconds

'A very welcome reissue indeed. Eloquent, unfailingly beautiful in tone and blessedly free of mannerism, Livia Rev combines in almost perfect balance the simplicity of utterance required of all great Chopin playing' (BBC Music Magazine)

Nocturne in F major, Op 15 No 1
composer
1830/2; dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller

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Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Nocturne in F major is in A–B–A form, beginning with a disarmingly simple melody over a sustained bass containing triplets to fill out the harmonies. It is a beautiful study in line. The serenity is then interrupted by the middle section which not only throws us into the minor key, but also into high drama and is marked con fuoco (with fire).

from notes by Angela Hewitt © 2004


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