Nocturne No.2

Gabriel Fauré

Nocturne No.2 in B major

Op. 33/2

About this work...

Fauré's nocturnes generally feature brighter moods and a less typically nocturnal character than Chopin's. This Nocturne No. 2, like its other two siblings in the set, No. 1 and No. 3, presents a lovely, lyrical theme that frames a more animated middle section. The form here follows the Chopin model, which itself deriv... read more