Polka for Prague Students, B.114 (Dvořák, Antonín)



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Editor Jiří Berkovec (1922–2008)
Publisher. Info. Souborné vydání díla, series 3, vol.24
Prague: SHV, 1961. Plate H 3302.
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General Information

Work Title Polka for Prague Students
Alternative. Title Polka Pražským akademikům ; Polka für Prager Studenten
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. B.114 ; Op.53A/1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 63
Key B major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Tempo di polka
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880 (December 14)
First Performance. 1881 (January 6) in Prague
36th Infantry Regiment Band (orchestra)
F. Sommer (conductor)

First Publication. 1882 - Prague: Emanuel Starý (piano reduction),
1961 - Prague: Státní hudební vydavatelství (orchestra), Plate H 3302.
Dedication Students of Prague Academy
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes 30 seconds
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piccolo, flute, 2 clarinets, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, timpani, triangle, strings
External Links antonin-dvorak.cz
Extra Information Published in piano reduction by Bote & Bock in Op.53A (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (index), p.177) along with a galop (B.119 ; Op.53A/2) as "Polka und Galopp" in 1897 (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1897), p.256), the rights having been obtained recently from Emanuel Starý.