John Field

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
, 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
's nocturnes were modeled after those of Field.


See study by P. Piggott (1973).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Holmfirth times: Phil Hewitt 1-01.02; Seton Waddington, M35, 1-07.35; Rob Kersey; 3rd M60, 1-08.19; Lorraine Smith, F40, 1-10.59; Mark Owen, M35, 1-12.54; Liz Wood-field, F35, 1-15.12; Annabelle Hill, F40, 1-17.25; John Field, M35, 1-18.10; Heidi King, F40, 1-20.30; Kathryn McFadzean 1-26.35; Tim Cock, M70, 1-29.12; Cheryl Laird 1-29.39 and Fay Dolphin, F35, 1-43.08.
Professor John Field received the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Joseph W Cullen Award at the event in Amsterdam.
But John Field, who took on the task of telling the story of Durham Cathedral, had two factors on his side.
"What we found here is that people come to Arizona not just for the desert, the mountains, the Grand Canyon or desert golf," said John Field Scovell, president and chief executive officer of Woodbine Development Corporation, one of the development partners on the $180 million project.
In "Baker Farm," Thoreau's narrator visits the house of John Field, his impoverished Irish immigrant neighbor.
Returning to Big Cypress, John field tested and tweaked his lure to ensure its success.
The enshrinement of John Field's nocturnes in the pantheon of British music is an honor at once long overdue and--according to a certain logic--historiographically dubious.
Kayakers Jason Brook, John Field and John Lloyd spent three days navigating from Manchester to Huddersfield in aid of the Huw Thatcher Trust and Cancer Research UK.
Last night the victims were named as John Field, 57, of Meriden, near Coventry, and Richard Greenwood, 56, of Dewsbury, West Yorks.
Professor Jill Brunt, chief executive of the National Open College Network, and John Field, Professor of lifelong learning at the University of Stirling, will address Beyond the Soundbite: the future of adult learning.

Full browser ?