Bettina Polka, JB 1:74 (Smetana, Bedřich)

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1st version (1859)

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General Information

Work Title Bettina Polka
Alternative. Title
Composer Smetana, Bedřich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. JB 1:74a ; B.114 ; T.81 - 1st version
JB 1:74b ; T.81 - 2nd version
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBS 8
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1859 - 1st version
1883 - 2nd version
First Publication. 1904 - 1st version
1944 - 2nd version
Dedication Barbora "Bettina" Smetanová (née Ferdinandiová)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)

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Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1859
  • Revised by Smetana, 1883. The second version is a close variant of the first, leaving out the Trio section