Nocturne No.5

Frédéric Chopin

Nocturne No.5 in F# major

Op. 15/2, B. 55/2 • “Les zéphyrs 2”

About this work...

Although composed just a few years after the Op. 9 Nocturnes, Frédéric Chopin's three Nocturnes, Op.15 (dedicated to friend and fellow pianist/composer Ferdinand Hiller) show a distinct stylistic advance over the earlier group. The emphasis on consummate mastery of the "salon" style, so crucial an element of the compos... read more