Nocturnes, Op.15 (Chopin, Frédéric)

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ClassicalT42 (2010/7/30)

Performer Pages Brett Bachus (piano)
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Performers Hans-Peter Beer
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Schlesinger, n.d.. Plate M.S. 1529.
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Editor Woldemar Bargiel (1828-1897)
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Publisher. Info. Friedrich Chopin's Werke. Band IV (pp.14-23)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1878]. Plate C. IV. 4–6.
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Misc. Notes The principal editor of the Nocturnes was Woldemar Bargiel. Publication date from Hofmeister's Verzeichnis. Original scans: 300dpi, grayscale jpg2000 images 3100 by 3900 pixels. Converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, and set uniform margins.
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Editor Theodor Kullak (1818-1882)
Translator Albert Ross Parsons (1847-1933)
Publisher. Info. Klavierwerke. Instructive Ausgabe, Vol.V: Nocturnes
Berlin: Schlesinger'sche Buch-und Musikhandlung, 1881. Plate S. 7290(4, 5, 6).
Co-issue - New York: G. Schirmer, 1881.
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Feldmahler (2006/2/26)

Editor Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)
Xaver Scharwenka (1850–1924)
Publisher. Info. Oeuvres pour le piano, Vol.2: Nocturnes
London: Augener, No.6094, n.d.[1883]. Plate 8081.
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Editor Carl Mikuli (1819-1897)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.4 (pp.20-31)
New York: G. Schirmer, 1894. Plate 11053-55
Reissue — 1934. Plate 36378
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Editor Herrmann Scholtz (1845-1918)
Publisher. Info. Sämtliche Pianoforte-Werke, Band I (pp.226-33)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1905). Plate 9462.
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Editor Rafael Joseffy (1852-1915)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.4: Nocturnes (LMC 30)
New York: G. Schirmer, 1915. Plate 25438..
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Editor Alfred Cortot (1877-1962)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Senart, n.d.(ca.1916-22). Plate E.M.S. 5142.
Reprinted Paris: Salabert, 1945. - with possibly fraudulent copyright claim.
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Misc. Notes Includes comments in French
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Ottaviano (2010/4/17)

Editor Carl Mikuli (1819-1897)
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Publisher. Info. Richard Johnson Editions, 2010.
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Misc. Notes New typeset from Richard Johnson Editions of Karol Mikuli's authoritative version of the works of Chopin published by Kistner in 1879, researched and updated according to recent urtext editions. All works feature complete fingerings and very readable musical text. See title page of individual works for more information.
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Editor Hans-Peter Beer
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Andante cantabile (No.1)

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For Violin and Piano (Hermann)
See: Compositionen für Pianoforte und Violine: Nocturnes (No.4)
For Cello and Piano (Franchomme)

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Arranger Auguste Franchomme (1808-1884)
Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Gérard et Cie, 1870. Plate C.M. 11,017.
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Misc. Notes Composition is in G major (with middle part in G minor).

Score has 1870 on cover page but may not have been placed there by the publisher.
The outer parts are taken from Nocturne 15/1, while the middle one is an arrangement of the main theme of Nocturne 37/1.

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Larghetto (No.2)

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Arranger Fabian Rehfeld (1842-1920)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Schlesinger, No.76, n.d.(ca.1872). Plate S.6744
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For Cello and Piano (Grützmacher)

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Arranger Friedrich Grützmacher (1832-1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 6301.
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Lento (No.3)

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See: Compositionen für Pianoforte und Violine: Nocturnes (No.5)
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General Information

Work Title Nocturnes
Alternative. Title
Composer Chopin, Frédéric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 pieces
  1. Andante cantabile in F major
  2. Larghetto in F major
  3. Lento in G minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1830-33
First Publication. 1833-34
Dedication Ferdinand Hiller
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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Piano Music by Frédéric Chopin