Stefan Keym, preface
||Karol Szymanowski: Gesamtausgabe, Serie A, Bd.1d (pp.5-149)|
Krakow: Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, 1954. Plate PWM 832.
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|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
- 1. Allegro moderato — Grazioso
- 2. Tema — Variazioni — Fuga
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1909-10, revised 1927-36 by the composer and the dedicatee
||1954 - Krakow: PWM
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|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
- 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B♭),
- bass clarinet (B♭) (also clarinet in E♭), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
- 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B♭, C), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (triangle, cymbals, bass drum), harp, strings
Preface, translated by Jonathan Price, 2002
The first version of 1909-10 no longer exists (I think? -- ES). It is assumed that it was primarily reorchestrated in 1927-36, but the revision may have been substantially more extensive (for all one knows in the absence of a basis of comparison, of course.)