Nocturne and Tarantella, Op.28 (Szymanowski, Karol)
Scores and Parts
Vienna: Universal Edition, 1921. Plate U.E. 6626.
|Work Title||Nocturne and Tarantella|
|Alternative Title||Notturno e Tarantella|
|Movements/Sections||2 (Nocturne, Tarantella)|
|Year/Date of Composition||Spring/Summer 1915|
|First Performance||24th of January, 1920|
|Dedication||A Monsieur Auguste Iwański|
|Average Duration||7 minutes|
|Instrumentation||Violin and Piano|
Szymanowski composed his "Nocturne and Tarantella Op. 28" in Józef Jaroszyński's manor in Zarudzie and in Ryżawka, the estate of August Iwański, his friend to whom he dedicated the work. Written in spring and summer of 1915, the piece was first performed by Paweł Kochański and Feliks Szymanowski in Warsaw on 24th January 1920.