Polonaise in E flat major, B100
Burghauser catalogue number
Date of composition
20 December - 24 December 1879
Premiere - date and place
6 January 1880, Prague
36th Infantry Regiment Orchestra, conductor F. Sommer
C. F. Peters, 1892, Leipzig
E flat major
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, violins, violas, cellos, double basses
approx. 6 min.
This is an occasional piece which the composer wrote for the ball committee of the Academic Readers’ Association as the opening number for a ball held on 6 January 1880.