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Synonyms for nocturne

a pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)

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Encouraged by the warm reaction, Chaplin obliged with two encores: a Chopin Nocturne and a Mazurka.
One of the poems that appears in Nocturnes is called "For Chopin": "Time pauses before the web/your seanced fingers spin,/glistening and so delicately attached/to anything solid, it consoles like perfume.
The four magnificent Chopin Scherzi (fabulous colouring and weighting from Grosvenor) are interleaved with some of the composer's Nocturnes, followed by two piano arrangements made by Liszt of the composer's neglected songs.
While La Mer is undoubtedly good, it is the Nocturnes and Prelude that overshadow the others.
Robbins' In the Night, performed to Chopin nocturnes deftly played by company pianist Dianne Chilgren, featured Olivier Wevers partnering Noelani Pantastico and, in the second week, Carla Korbes, all dancing with channing fragility.
To date, he has composed seven nocturnes for piano (all recorded on Korevaar's Koch CD), and all require great pianistic facility, dynamic nuance, and textural control.
During the 1920s, Mosolov's compositional output was prolific, including orchestral works, a-symphony, two operas, numerous pieces of chamber music, and sonatas and nocturnes for piano.
SOUNDTRACK, ``The Pianist'': Lyrical Chopin nocturnes played by top Polish musicians.
Chopin's F minor Ballade produced some splendidly flamboyant moments though the real kernel of the concert came with Lipkin's Nocturnes 1 and 2, as well as Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales.
1978 Andrew Holleran's Dancer From the Dance is the first post-Stonewall novel to cross over to a mainstream market, followed swiftly by Edmund While's Nocturnes for the King of Naples and Larry Kramer's Faggots.
Goffen correctly notes that Titian increasingly evoked the process of creation in his late non-finito, but ignores how he also succeeded in constructing, especially in his nocturnes, a tension between colorito and disegno, naturalism and idealism, color and non-color, and imaginative creation and formal dissolution.
Kallberg turns to two nocturnes by women, Clara Wieck's Notturno Op.
In his famous Nocturnes series of paintings, Whistler was more concerned with tone values than with the direct representation of nature.
His poetry collections include Watchers of the Twilight and Other Poems (1894), Irish Poems (1911), Open Water (1912), and New York Nocturnes (1948).
Plus de 180 enfants atteints de Xeroderma Pigmentosum, connue sous le nom les [beaucoup moins que] enfants de la lune [beaucoup plus grand que], pris en charge par l'association Essaada (le bonheur) au niveau de la wilaya d'Alger, beneficient durant la saison estivale de sorties nocturnes vers les plages et piscines de la capitale, a indique le vice-president de l'association, Saadi Lahri.