Polonaise in D major, WWV 23 (Wagner, Richard)



Sheet Music


B: Piano 4 hands

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Editor New Edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1866]. Plate 10864.
Reprinted Paris: Costallat & Cie., n.d.(after 1898).
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General Information

Work Title Polonaise in D major
Alternative. Title
Composer Wagner, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WWV 23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRW 38
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1831/32
First Publication. 1832 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel — piano 4 hands
(Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1832), p.37)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation A: piano solo
B: piano 4 hands

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The Wagner-Werk-Verzeichnis lists two versions of WWV 23: WWV 23A for piano solo and WWV 23B for piano 4 hands. It appears that only the piano 4 hands version was published during Wagner's lifetime. A version (listed as an arrangement although whether by Wagner or someone else is not specified) for piano solo was published by Breitkopf & Härtel in 1889 (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1889), p.416).