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|Work Title||Impromptu in C minor|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Classical|
Actually, dating this composition to 1838-01-31 doesn't follow from the fact that the above score is an autograph; some holographs (signed autographs) are dated earlier than published scores of the same works* (without- that I know of- revisions made to the works; consider what was thought to be the "3rd" version of Schumann's D minor symphony- dated later because Schumann wished to autograph a copy, in 1843, to Joachim; and for no other apparent reason.)
*for an autograph whose date postdates publication, see RISM for an autograph of Ferdinand Hiller's E minor symphony Op.67 dated quite late- well after the first notice of the work in HMB, which was in turn well after its premiere, it seems...