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Track(s) taken from APR6006
Recording details: July 1911
Morges, Switzerland
Release date: March 2008
Total duration: 3 minutes 16 seconds

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

Nocturne in F sharp major Op 15 No 2  [3'16]  recorded July 1911

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Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The second Nocturne of the group, in F sharp major, begins as a delicate arabesque with the right hand floating over a steady bass. The middle section in this case is marked doppio movimento (twice the speed), and uses a right-hand figuration similar to that of his F sharp minor Prelude. At the end, the music shimmers in a haze of F sharp major.

from notes by Angela Hewitt © 2004


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