Smetana: Polkas

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  • Composer: Bedřich Smetana
  • Editor: Jan Novotný
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • ISMN: 9790260103818
  • Size: 9.6 x 12.2 inches
  • Pages: 70
  • Urtext / Critical Edition

Description

The polka is to Bedrich Smetana a compositional form similar to the polonaise and mazurka to Chopin, or the waltz to the Strauss family. The artistic stylisation of the polka engaged the composer from his earliest attempts at composition, and he returned to it in his mature works.

Pieces

  • Tři salonní polky (3 Polkas de salon), JB 1:60, Op. 7
  • Tři poetické polky (Three Poetic Polkas), JB 1:61, Op. 8
  • 4 Polkas from the 1850s, JB 1:55-57, 1:63
  • Vzpomínky na Čechy ve formě polek (Souvenir de Bohême en forme de polkas), JB 1:76, Op. 12
  • Vzpomínky na Čechy ve formě polek (Souvenir de Bohême en forme de polkas), JB 1:77, Op. 13

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