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Field, John,

1782–1837, Irish composer and pianist. In London he studied with ClementiClementi, Muzio
, 1752–1832, Italian composer, pianist, and conductor, b. Rome. He wrote more than 100 keyboard sonatas, which set the definitive form, and he had an enormous influence on almost everything concerning the piano.
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, with whom he later toured Europe. In 1804 he settled in Russia. Field was a successful pianist and his style of composition was influential. ChopinChopin, Frédéric François
, 1810–49, composer for the piano, b. near Warsaw, of French and Polish parentage. His lyrical, often melancholy, compositions brought romantic piano music to unprecedented expressive heights.
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's nocturnes were modeled after those of Field.


See study by P. Piggott (1973).

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