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Mazurka in G sharp minor, Op. 33 No. 1 incypit

Genre: Mazurka

Key: G-sharp minor

Opus/WN: Op. 33 No. 1

Creation date: 1837-1838 (1836-1838)

Acc. to Paderewski: X/22

Acc. to Turło: 72

Instruments: piano

Composition dedicated to:

Róża Mostowska


The first of the four Mazurkas, Op. 33, is composed in the dark and exceedingly rare key of G sharp minor, brightened just briefly by the key of B major. It is characterised by its focus, intimacy and restrained passion (appassionato). All for a moment. The height of succinctness and discretion.

Author: Mieczysław Tomaszewski
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