This piece is in the key of D major. It has a time
signature of 3/4 and a tempo marked Allegretto. It is
an easy piece. Some of the features in the piece
include triplets and chromatic notes.
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860–1941) was born in Poland.
He was a famous pianist, composer and politician. He
had an interest in music from a young age and started
piano lessons with a private tutor. In 1872 at the age
of 12 years, he travelled to the capital city of
Poland, Warsaw, where he was accepted into the Warsaw
Conservatorium. He graduated in 1878 whereupon he was
offered work as a tutor of piano at his alma mater. His
later succeeded in a career of international
concertizing in which he dazzled audiences with his
piano prowess. He had an interest in politics
throughout his life, and served as prime minister and
foreign minister of Poland in 1919.
This free sheet music is for solo clarinet.