National Guard March, JB 1:37 (Smetana, Bedřich)



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Editor Jaromir Fiala (1892-1967)
Publisher. Info. Prague: Supraphon
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General Information

Work Title National Guard March
Alternative. Title Pochod národní gardy / Nationalgarde-Marsch
Composer Smetana, Bedřich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. JB 1:37 ; B.59 ; T.45b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBS 40
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1848
First Publication. 1848
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)

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Version History

  • Composed for solo piano, 1848 (= B.59)
  • Arranged for orchestra by Smetana, 1848 (= B.1). This version has been lost, except for fragments of violin parts. A reconstruction by J. Tarlis was published in 1962 (not Public Domain).