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Title: 16 Piano Pieces
Otros títulos: 16 Piezas para Piano
Intérprete/ Colaborador: John Field; Míċeál O'rourke
Código CDU: Field.03
Forma Musical: Piano Music, Waltzes, Rondos (Piano), Marches (Piano)
Abstract: John Field, the greatest Irish musical figure of the Romantic era, developed a highly influential keyboard style that provided a direct path to the music of Chopin. In contrast to his immediate predecessors, Field wrote music that calls for characteristically expressive and sensitive performance rather than virtuosic bravura. According to renowned and respected musicians like Spohr, Glinka, and Hummel, Field's playing was marked by a particular sweetness and delicacy and an emphasis on color and tasteful expressivity. Such qualities are reflected in Field's best-known and most influential compositions, primarily his nocturnes. At a time when piano music was typified by forms and genres like the sonata, theme and variations, fantasia, rondo, and fugue, the development of an independent composition emphasizing mood rather than thematic development or embellishment was both original and important. The development of the keyboard character piece paved the way for generations of Romantic ...


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1. Air du bon Roi Henri IV.wav 5:39 57.03Mb WAV audio wav
2. Irish Dance (‘Go to the Devil’).wav 4:24 44.36Mb WAV audio wav
3. Sehnsuchtswalzer.wav 2:43 27.42Mb WAV audio wav
4. Fantaisie sur l’air de Martini.wav 10:36 107.0Mb WAV audio wav
5. Rondeau écossois.wav 4:37 46.54Mb WAV audio wav
6. Andante inédit in E flat major.wav 7:23 74.57Mb WAV audio wav
7. Chanson russe variée.wav 6:06 61.52Mb WAV audio wav
8. Kamarinskaya – Air russe varié.wav 3:00 30.28Mb WAV audio wav
9. Marche triomphale.wav 3:44 37.77Mb WAV audio wav
10. Nouvelle fantaisie in G major.wav 6:34 66.34Mb WAV audio wav
11. Nocturne in B flat major.wav 4:08 41.72Mb WAV audio wav
12. Polanaise en rondeau.wav 2:49 28.35Mb WAV audio wav
13. Fantasie su ... usse (‘In the Garden’).wav 6:30 65.65Mb WAV audio wav
14. Two Album Leaves in C minor - Preludio.mp3 53 1.209Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. Two Album Leaves in C minor - Largo.mp3 1:27 1.995Mb MPEG Audio mp3
16. Rondo in A flat major.wav 7:00 70.57Mb WAV audio wav
Two Album Leaves in C minor - Completo.wav 2:16 22.85Mb WAV audio wav

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