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Piano Nocturnes / Quigley


Release Date: 08/17/2018 
Label:  Avie   Catalog #: 2388  
Composer:  John FieldFrédéric ChopinPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyClara Wieck Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  David Quigley
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Award-winning Irish pianist David Quigley, heralded by The Birmingham Post as a musician of “amazing maturity and concentration,” makes his Avie label debut with a stunning and beautiful recital that takes the listener on a moonlit journey of the solo piano nocturne, beginning and ending with Quigley’s compatriot and the genre’s originator, John Field, and traversing the highways and byways of interpretations by composers through the centuries, from Chopin to Schumann, Liszt to Lowell Liebermann and many more in between. “Considerable virtuosity… expertly played.” (MusicWeb International) “Crisp, elegant, sophisticated… full of technical elan…” (Culture Northern Ireland)

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Irish pianist
Read more Quigley takes us on a journey that is unhackneyed, beautifully played, and endlessly fascinating. Aided by some excellent sound and sensitivity to all that is before him, Quigley fully rises to these night pieces and engulfs us in his beguiling gentle reserve. Lovely.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturne for Piano no 5 in B flat major, H 37 by John Field
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Ireland 
2.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
3.
Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 19: no 4, Nocturne in C sharp minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Russia 
4.
Soirées musicales, Op. 6: no 2, Notturno by Clara Wieck Schumann
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1836; Germany 
5.
Années de pèlerinage, première année, S 160 "Suisse": no 9, Les cloches de Genève by Franz Liszt
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Weimar, Germany 
6.
Lyric Pieces (6) for piano, Book 5, Op. 54: Nocturne by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1891; Norway 
7.
Nocturne for Piano in D flat major by Claude Debussy
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892; France 
8.
Nocturne for Piano in G major by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
9.
Oiche Ceoil by Philip Martin
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
10.
Nocturne for Piano no 2, Op. 31 by Lowell Liebermann
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
11.
Nocturne for Piano "Is Im Bo agus Eiriu" by Philip Hammond
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
12.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
13.
Nocturne for Piano no 10 in E minor, H 46b by John Field
Performer:  David Quigley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; England 

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