Polka, CNW 44 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Igor stravinsky (2016/7/18)

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Igor stravinsky (2016/7/18)

Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title Polka
Alternative. Title Polka for Violin
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 44
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 155
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 [no tempo]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870-81
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin
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Polka for Violin is one of Nielsen's earliest compositions. In his autobiography Min fynske Barndom, he mentions that the piece was played at a party where he was substituting his father. The work survives in later sources only.