nocturne nocturne

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)

Usage(s):

  1. Linda composed a nocturne which she used to play almost every day on her piano.
  2. Her father was an amateur pianist with an outlook on life as romantic and melancholy as a Chopin nocturne.

News

  1. What Happens in Cuba.

    In Havana Nocturne Irish American author T.J. English tells the riveting tale of the Mob in Cuba. It features a heady brew of organized crime lords, political corruption, world famous nightlife and international conflict. CAHIR O'DOHERTY talks to the author about the nation and his new book.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Havana Nocturne How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolutio

    T.J. English is best known for his gripping chronicle of the New York Irish gang the Westies, as well as his authoritative history of Irish organized crime, "Paddy Whacked." English now turns his attention to Cuba with "Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution."
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. "It will be great to return to London as it's not often we get the opportunity to race there," Thomas said. "The Nocturne is obviously a different prospect to the Tour de France but I'm really looking forward to it. I've just come off the...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Geraint Thomas Source: Cycling Weekly

  2. "The Nocturne is a great race and effectively our Team's home race since it's presented by Rapha Condor," said Downing. "I'm keen to win, and I definitely think we're the in-form team this year. We've already beaten Plowman Craven in the...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Dean Downing Source: Cycling Weekly

  3. Scheckter said: "I am looking forward to seeing and riding the bikes The Mercedes F1 team adapted especially for Laverstoke's ice-creams being raced on the Smithfield's Nocturne circuit by Olympic Medalists, Ben Saunders Polar Explorer, as well as...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Jody Scheckter Source: road.cc

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