Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The name nocturne nocturne in e flat major pdf first applied to pieces in the 18th century, when it indicated an ensemble piece in several movements, normally played for an evening party and then laid aside.
The chief difference between the serenade and the notturno was the time of the evening at which they would typically be performed: the former around 9:00pm, the latter closer to 11:00 pm. It contains quiet, eerie, blurred cluster-chords and imitations of the twittering of birds and croaking of nocturnal creatures, with lonely melodies in contrasting sections. Nocturnes for piano of which one of them, No. 6, was arranged by the composer as Nocturne for Orchestra. French composer Erik Satie composed a series of five small nocturnes. These were, however, far different from those of Field and Chopin.
1 from Six Pieces, Op. Four Songs, for voice and piano, Op. 2 and Nocturne in D major. 3 Nocturnes for Guitar, opus 4. Nocturne in F major Op. London: Macmillan Publishers, 1980, Vol.