Nocturnes by John Field

This Irish composer has been credited with the development of the
'nocturne form' later expanded by Chopin. Field was the son of a violinist
who moved his family to London in 1793. John Field was a student of Muzio
Clementi. Field concertized in Russia and lived in St petersburg for many
years as a teacher and performer. He moved to Moscow in 1821, returning to
London due to illness. He returned to Moscow and died there in 1837. He
write seven piano concertos and piano pieces but his eighteen nocturnes
remain his most popular works.

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