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Nocturne in F sharp major, Op 15 No 2

composer
1830/2; dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller

 
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

Le Nocturne en fa dièse majeur s’ouvre sur une délicate arabesque à la main droite, flottant au-dessus d’une basse constante. La section centrale, marquée ici doppio movimento (deux fois plus vite), présente une figuration à la main droite identique à celle du Prélude en fa dièse mineur. À la fin, la musique scintille dans une brume de fa dièse majeur.

extrait des notes rédigées par Angela Hewitt © 2004
Français: Hypérion

Das zweite Nocturne in diesem Zyklus steht in Fis-Dur und beginnt als liebliche Arabeske, wobei die rechte Hand über einem regelmäßigen Bass umherschweift. Hier ist der Mittelteil mit Doppio movimento (doppeltes Tempo) markiert und die Figurationen der rechten Hand erinnern an diejenigen des fis-Moll Préludes. Gegen Ende schimmert die Musik in einem Fis-Dur-Nebelschleier.

aus dem Begleittext von Angela Hewitt © 2004
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Recordings

Arthur de Greef – Solo and concerto recordings
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Paderewski – His earliest recordings
APR6006for the price of 1 — Download only
Chopin: Nocturnes
CDD220132CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus
Studio Master: CDA67371/22CDsStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Chopin: The Complete Works
CDS44351/6616CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Alfred Cortot – The Late Recordings, Vol. 2 – Franck, 'encores' & Debussy
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Alfred Cortot – The Late Recordings, Vol. 4 – Schumann, Schubert, Chopin & Liszt
APR5574Download only
Myra Hess – The complete solo and concerto studio recordings
APR7504Download only
Paderewski – His final recordings
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The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 2 – Alfred Grünfeld, Raoul Pugno & Natalia Janotha
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Walter Gieseking – The complete Homocord recordings and other rarities
APR6013for the price of 1 — Download only
Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus
This album is not yet available for downloadSACDA67371/22CDs Super-Audio CD — Deleted

Details

Track 7 on CDA67371/2 CD1 [3'32] 2CDs
Track 5 on CDS44351/66 CD8 [4'17] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 7 on CDD22013 CD1 [3'15] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 5 on APR5572 [3'17] Download only
Track 2 on APR6006 CD1 [3'16] for the price of 1 — Download only
Track 20 on APR6006 CD1 [3'37] for the price of 1 — Download only
Track 7 on APR5636 [3'51] Download only
Track 27 on APR5574 [3'12] Download only
Track 7 on APR6013 CD1 [3'08] for the price of 1 — Download only
Track 5 on APR7401 CD1 [3'36] Download only
Track 6 on APR7401 CD3 [3'41] Download only
Track 2 on APR7504 CD2 [3'33] Download only
Track 15 on APR5532 [3'24] Download only
Track 7 on SACDA67371/2 CD1 [3'32] 2CDs Super-Audio CD — Deleted

Track-specific metadata for APR7504 disc 2 track 2

Artists
ISRC
GB-SAM-13-50202
Duration
3'33
Recording date
17 October 1933
Recording venue
Columbia Records England, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Recording engineer
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  1. Myra Hess – The complete solo and concerto studio recordings (APR7504)
    Disc 2 Track 2
    Release date: February 2013
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