Nocturne, Op. 84

Lowell Liebermann

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Quick Overview

The Nocturne for Orchestra Op.84 is an orchestral version of Liebermann?s 6th Nocturne for piano solo. It was orchestrated especially for Grant Llewellyn and the BBC Orchestra and the orchestral version is dedicated to Llewellyn.

In its original piano version, Nocturne No.6 was composed in 1998. It was commissioned by Richard Goula for pianist James Giles, and was dedicated to the memory of Lynn Hantel, a close friend of the commissioner, who died during the composition of the Nocturne. Giles premiered the work at Alice Tully Hall on November 15th, 1998. The 6th Nocturne is one of a series of twelve projected Nocturnes of which eight have so far been composed.

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Scores & Parts

Nocturne - Full Score - Study - Orchestra

Additional Information

Commission Grant Llewellyn and the BBC Orchestra
Composition Date 2003
Duration 00:08:35
Orchestration 3(Picc.) 2 3(E.H.) 3(Cbsn.) - 4 3 3 0; Timp. 4Perc. Hp. Str.
Premiere May 2003, BBC Orchestra, conducted by Grant Llewellyn