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Nocturne in E major, Op 62 No 2
composer
1846

Recordings
'Chopin: Late Masterpieces' (CDA67764)
Chopin: Late Masterpieces
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'Chopin: Nocturnes' (CDD22013)
Chopin: Nocturnes
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'Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus' (CDA67371/2)
Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus
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'Chopin: The Complete Works' (CDS44351/66)
Chopin: The Complete Works
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'Paderewski – His earliest recordings' (APR6006)
Paderewski – His earliest recordings
APR6006  2CDs for the price of 1 — Download only  
'Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus' (SACDA67371/2)
Chopin: Nocturnes & Impromptus
SACDA67371/2  2CDs Super-Audio CD — Deleted  
Details
Track 6 on CDA67371/2 CD2 [6'09] 2CDs
Track 6 on CDS44351/66 CD9 [7'30] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 8 on CDA67764 [5'47] Please, someone, buy me …
Track 10 on CDD22013 CD2 [5'39] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 8 on APR6006 CD1 [4'24] 2CDs for the price of 1 — Download only
Track 6 on SACDA67371/2 CD2 [6'09] 2CDs Super-Audio CD — Deleted

Nocturne in E major, Op 62 No 2
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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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Details for APR6006 disc 1 track 8
Artists
ISRC
GB-SAM-08-00608
Duration
4'24
Recording date
July 1911
Recording venue
Morges, Switzerland
Recording producer
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Hyperion usage
  1. Paderewski – His earliest recordings (APR6006)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: March 2008
    2CDs for the price of 1 — Download only
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