Nocturnes (Complete)

Author: Frí©dí©ric Chopin,Willard A. Palmer

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457422799

Category: Music

Page: 128

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The nocturnes (night pieces) are among the most introspective and personal of Chopin's works, as he was influenced by John Field's pieces of the same title. This complete collection of the nocturnes includes a useful thematic index and footnotes citing the differences between the manuscripts and the first editions. The pedaling, tempos and other musical markings are Chopin's.
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Nocturnes

Author: John Connolly

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848949030

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Take his hand and follow him into the darkness . . . John Connolly, bestselling author of five brilliantly scary mystery novels, now turns his pen to the short story to give us a dozen chilling tales of the supernatural. In this macabre collection, echoing masters of the genre from M. R. James to Stephen King, Connolly delves into our darkest fears - lost lovers, missing children, subterranean creatures, and predatory demons. Framing the collection are two substantial novellas: The Cancer Cowboy Rides charts the fatal progress of a modern-day grim reaper, while The Reflecting Eye is a haunted house tale with a twist and marks the return of private detective Charlie Parker, the troubled hero of Connolly's crime novels. Nocturnes is a masterly volume to be read with the lights on - menace has never been so seductive . . .
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Nocturnes

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307273086

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes an inspired sequence of stories as affecting as it is beautiful. With the clarity and precision that have become his trademarks, Kazuo Ishiguro interlocks five short pieces of fiction to create a world that resonates with emotion, heartbreak, and humor. Here is a fragile, once famous singer, turning his back on the one thing he loves; a music junky with little else to offer his friends but opinion; a songwriter who inadvertently breaks up a marriage; a jazz musician who thinks the answer to his career lies in changing his physical appearance; and a young cellist whose tutor has devised a remarkable way to foster his talent. For each, music is a central part of their lives and, in one way or another, delivers them to an epiphany.
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Nocturnes: Popular Music and the Night

Author: Geoff Stahl,Giacomo Bottà

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319997866

Category: Music

Page: 280

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The night and popular music have long served to energise one another, such that they appear inextricably bound together as trope and topos. This history of reciprocity has produced a range of resonant and compelling imaginaries, conjured up through countless songs and spaces dedicated to musical life after dark. Nocturnes: Popular Music and the Night is one of the first volumes to examine the relationship between night and popular music. Its scope is interdisciplinary and geographically diverse. The contributors gathered here explore how the problems, promises, and paradoxes of the night and music play off of one another to produce spaces of solace and sanctuary as well as underpinning strategies designed to police, surveil and control movements and bodies. This edited collection is a welcome addition to debates and discussions about the cultures of the night and how popular music plays a continuing role in shaping them.
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Nocturnes

On Listening to Dreams

Author: Paul Lippmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317771176

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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Nocturnes, literally music for the night, is a delightfully impressionistic investigation into everything that is not known, and perhaps can never be known, about dreams. Rather than espousing yet another strategy of dream interpretation, Lippmann proffers a naturalistic approach appreciative of the playful, complex, even zany creativity embodied in dreams. He urges us, that is, to apprehend dreams on their own terms, in a manner that enables patients actually to experience the unconscious in its radical difference from waking thought. Lippmann delivers on his agenda lightly, with a sense of humor and practicality that will engage lay readers as well as analysts and therapists. He takes up questions of general interest that challenge us to reorient our thinking about dreams: How do children learn about dreams and their telling? Why are most dreams forgotten? How may we understand dreams about sleeping and waking, even dreams about dreaming? And he reengages issues of perennial interest to analytic therapists: dream disguise, dream forgetting, the "companionship" of dreams, the neurotic dream expert, and the therapist's management of his or her own anxiety when patients report their dreams. "Oh, I had a dream last night," the patient remembers. Too often, observes Lippmann, this remark signals the beginning of an unfortunate struggle, as the patient is called on to relate something that changes when it is put into words, the analyst is put on the spot to come up with an interpretation, and both are asked to extract something immediately useful - and lately, cost effective - from something that partakes of magic and mystery. How silly this ritual is, Lippmann argues, and how alien to the nature of the dream itself. After reading Nocturnes, no clinician, from the novice to the most senior, will hear the words "Oh, I had a dream last night" in quite the same way.
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Nocturnes and Polonaises

Author: Frédéric Chopin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486311864

Category: Music

Page: 224

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Features 20 Nocturnes: Op. 9, 15, 27, 32, 37, 48, 55, 62, 72, and more. Also includes 11 Polonaises: Op. 26, 40, 44, 53, 61, 71, and posthumous Polonaise in G-sharp Minor. Mikuli Edition. Commentary.
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Chopin Complete Nocturnes - Piano Sheet Music

Author: Frederic Chopin

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1329780434

Category: Performing Arts

Page: N.A

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The Chopin nocturnes constitute 21 short pieces for solo piano written by Frédéric Chopin between 1827 and 1846. They are generally considered among the finest short solo works for the instrument and hold an important place in contemporary concert repertoire. Although Chopin did not invent the nocturne, he popularized and expanded on it, building on the form developed by Irish composer John Field. The nocturnes numbered 1 to 18 were published during his life, in twos or threes, in the order of composition. Numbers 19 and 20 were actually written first, prior to Chopin's departure from Poland, but published posthumously. Number 20 was not originally entitled "nocturne" at all, but since publication in 1870 as such, is generally included with publications and recordings of the set. 3 Nocturnes, Op 9 3 Nocturnes, Op 15 2 Nocturnes, Op 27 2 Nocturnes, Op 32 2 Nocturnes, Op 37 2 Nocturnes, Op 48 2 Nocturnes, Op 55 2 Nocturnes, Op 62
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Nocturnes

Piano Solo

Author: Frederic Chopin

Publisher: G Schirmer Incorporated

ISBN: 9780793526055

Category: Music

Page: 96

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Exploring Piano Masterworks: Nocturnes (4 Selections)

Author: Frédéric Chopin,Willard A. Palmer

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457410963

Category: Music

Page: 24

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This series is designed to introduce piano students with experience playing standard piano literature to masterworks by a variety of composers. Seven volumes in the series are available and include the most accessible and popular works in the genre, plus informative text, performance notes and detailed composer biographies. This edition for late intermediate to early advanced pianists includes four of Chopin's nocturnes, including: * Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2 * Nocturne in G Minor, Op. 37, No. 1 * Nocturne in C Minor (Posthumous) * Nocturne in G Minor, Op. 15, No. 3
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