to these Nocturnes, Chopin's unique ability of expressing, through short compositions,
a rich fabric of feelings and passions, is clearly perceivable.
romantic and unpredictable soul, Chopin by his genius could capture and entrance
his audience with his sudden emotional impulses.
He was driven by a
compulsion to compose music primarily for himself and not to gratify the audiences
of the aristocracy, who often gathered in the music rooms of Paris. For Chopin
this compulsion together with his refined style resulted in a profound understanding
of his inner most feelings which is expressed in his music.