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Nocturne, Op 165
published 1925

'Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 2' (CDH55198)
Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 2
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Track 7 on CDH55198 [4'37] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Nocturne, Op 165
The Op 165 Nocturne was published in 1925, and it bespeaks a composer who has attained a serene maturity without relinquishing one whit of her elegance. The poised and limpid outer sections perhaps inevitably awake echoes of Fauré. But now Chaminade is able to approach the profundity of the older composer’s last nocturnes, finding real depth of emotion in the più animato middle section. Clarity and calm are restored in the reprise, and the piece expires in a rippling coda.

from notes by Calum MacDonald © 1994

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDA66706 track 7
Recording date
4 November 1993
Recording venue
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Arthur Johnson
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 3 (CDA66706)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: May 1994
    Deletion date: June 2005
    Superseded by CDH55198
  2. Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol. 2 (CDH55198)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: January 2006
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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