Polonaise for the 1825 Nameday of Alexander I (Kurpiński, Karol)

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo

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Arranger composer
Publisher. Info. Warsaw: Fr. Klukowski, n.d.
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General Information

Work Title Polonaise for the 1824/1825 Nameday of Alexander I
Alternative. Title Polonez na dzień 11 września r. 1824 [or 1825] jak doroczna uroczystość imienin Nayiaśnieyszego Cesarza Króla Polskiego
Composer Kurpiński, Karol
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKK 20
Key D major (begins in B minor)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Polonaise and Trio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1824 or 1825?
First Performance. 1824 (or 1825?)-09-11 in Warsaw
Dedication Alexander I Emperor of Russia
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
Extra Locations Also in collections:
Zbiór ulubionych polonezów (No.20)
XV polonezów (No.6)

Navigation etc.

  • One edition with different year indications on front page: 1824 and 1825. Maybe one of them was printed erroneusly and fixed in later prints?
  • September 11th was the name day of Russian Emperor Alexander I. He died less than 3 months later (in 1825).