Nocturne

Definition of Nocturne

Noc`turne´
n.1.(Mus.) A night piece, or serenade. The name is now used for a certain graceful and expressive form of instrumental composition, as the nocturne for orchestra in Mendelsohn's "Midsummer-Night's Dream" music.

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Nachtmusik, absolute music, adaptation, air varie, aleatory, aleatory music, arrangement, chamber music, chamber orchestra, composition, descant, electronic music, etude, exercise, harmonization, incidental music, instrumental music, invention, opus, orchestration, piece, production, program music, ricercar, score, sonata, sonatina, string orchestra, string quartet, study, theme and variations, trio, variation, work
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