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Track(s) taken from CDA67371/2
Recording details: November 2003
Reitstadel, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
Produced by Ludger Böckenhoff
Engineered by Ludger Böckenhoff
Release date: November 2004
Total duration: 6 minutes 9 seconds

Nocturne in E major, Op 62 No 2
composer
1846

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Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
Stephen Hough (piano)
Lívia Rév (piano)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (piano)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The E major Nocturne sounds rich and expressive with its melody sung by a mezzo-soprano rather than a higher voice. In the turbulent middle section the left hand plays a melodic role as well, with the harmonic ‘stuffing’ lying in the inner voices. The return of the calmer section brings with it a good deal of resignation – perhaps what Chopin was feeling at the time.

from notes by Angela Hewitt © 2004


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