Nocturnes, Op.62 (Chopin, Frédéric)

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Cypressdome (2017/6/30)

Performer Pages Olga Gurevich (piano)
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Performer Pages Luke Faulkner (piano)
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Sheet Music

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ID (2012/9/1)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1845-46)
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Misc. Notes This autograph copy served as the model for the German first edition. This manuscript does contain several errors that Chopin failed to correct.
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Piupianissimo (2015/10/31)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Brandus, n.d.[1846]. Plate B. et Cie 4611.
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Misc. Notes This file is based on high-resolution images obtained from the source using a method explained on this page.
Full BNF resolution compressed to 80% jpgs. Published in November 1846, see Chopin Institute link.
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Cypressdome (2011/8/18)

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Editor Series editors
Publisher. Info. Friedrich Chopin's Werke. Band IV (pp.64-71)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1878]. Plate C. IV. 17–18.
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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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Cypressdome (2010/10/14)

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(17), (18).
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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piupianissimo (2009/12/26)

Editor Carl Mikuli (1819-1897)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.4
New York: G. Schirmer, 1894. Plate 11066-11067.
Reissue — 1934,. Plate 36378.
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Editor Herrmann Scholtz (1845-1918)
Publisher. Info. Sämtliche Pianoforte-Werke, Band I (pp.268-74)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[ca.1905]. Plate 9462.
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Misc. Notes Original scans: 300dpi, color jpg2000 images approximately 2550 by 3420 pixels. Converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, re-sampled to 600dpi, and set uniform margins. For the title page and preface for Band I see Mazurka in A minor, B.134.
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Cypressdome (2011/8/5)

Editor Rafael Joseffy (1852-1915)
Publisher. Info. Complete Works for the Piano, Vol.4: Nocturnes (LMC 30) (pp.82-92)
New York: G. Schirmer, 1915. Plate 25438..
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Worov (2015/3/5)

Editor Alfred Cortot (1877-1962)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Maurice Senart, n.d.(ca.1916-22). Plate E.M.S. 5143.
Reprinted Paris: Salabert, 1945. - with possibly fraudulent copyright claim.
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Misc. Notes Includes comments in French
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PMac (2016/10/23)

Editor Emil von Sauer (1862–1942)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1917. Plate 359.
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Arrangements and Transcriptons

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For Cello and Piano (L. Grützmacher)

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Generoso (2008/11/12)

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Arranger Leopold Grützmacher (1835-1900)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Litolff, No.1088 Collection Litolff, n.d.(ca.1880).
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Nocturne No.2 in E major

For Violin and Piano (Saint-Saëns)

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Peter (2009/1/18)

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Editor Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., n.d.(ca.1916). Plate D. & F. 9458.
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General Information

Work Title Deux Nocturnes
Alternative. Title
Composer Chopin, Frédéric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.62
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 pieces
  1. Andante in B major
  2. Lento in E major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1845-46
First Publication. 1846 – Wessel (followed soon after by Breitkopf and Brandus)
Dedication Mdlle. R. de Konneritz
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
External Links Wikipedia article
Instytut Fryderyka Chopina (Op.62 No.1)
Instytut Fryderyka Chopina (Op.62 No.2)
Extra Locations Nocturnes edited by Raoul Pugno.

Misc. Comments

Piano Music by Frédéric Chopin


Composed 1845/46; published 1846, so the autograph copy above - the reinschrift for the German edition - prepared between 1845 and late 1846, probably closer to late 1846.