John Field

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Irish composer John Field (1782-1837), a great pianist and composer, is often credited with inventing the piano nocturne.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Nocturnes (18) for piano 1812 Keyboard
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, H. 27 1799 Concerto
Nocturne No.5, for piano in B flat major, H. 37 1817 Keyboard
Nocturne No.2, for piano in C minor, H. 25 1812 Keyboard
Nocturne No.1, for piano in E flat major, H. 24 1812 Keyboard
Nocturne No.8, for piano in E minor, H. 46 1821 Keyboard
Nocturne No.4, for piano in A major, H. 36 1817 Keyboard
Nocturne No.6, for piano in F major, H. 40 1817 Keyboard
Nocturne No.12, for piano in G major, H. 58 1834 Keyboard
Nocturne No.13 ("Dernière pensée"), for piano in D minor, H. 59 1834 Keyboard
Nocturne No.3, for piano in A flat major, H. 26 1812 Keyboard
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A flat major, H. 31 1811 Concerto
Nocturne No.11, for piano in E flat major, H. 56 1832 Keyboard
Romance, for piano in E flat major (also known as "Nocturne No.9"), H. 30 1816 Keyboard
Pastoral, for piano in A major (also known as "Nocturne No.8"), H. 14 1814 Keyboard
Nocturne No.18 ("Midi"), for piano in E major, H. 13 1812 Keyboard
Nocturne No.7, for piano in C major, H. 45 1821 Keyboard
Nocturne No.14, for piano in C major, H. 60 1835 Keyboard
Nocturne No.16, for piano in F major, H. 62 1836 Keyboard
Nocturne No.17 (Pastorale d'après un manuscrit authentique), for piano in E major, H. 65 1812 Keyboard
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