1812 Overture, Op.49 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1882]. Plate 4592.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate E.E. 3724.
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Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.25 (pp.189-231) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1961. Plate M. 28816 Г.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965).
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Misc. Notes Original title page, plate numbers and appendix omitted in reprint
As with the Marche Slav, the composer's quotation of God Save the Tsar was replaced with other music. Translated footnotes
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Publisher. Info. Tchaikovsky Research, 2007. Plate TH-049
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate Orch.B. 4895
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Publisher. Info. United States Military Band Journal
New York: Carl Fischer, 1904, Plate 8744-119
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1882). Plate 4595
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: D. Rahter, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 1183.
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate B.S.S. 31387
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d. (1882). Plate 4594
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General Information

Work Title 1812 Overture
Alternative. Title The Year 1812 / 1812 год (1812 god)
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.49 ; TH 49 ; ČW 46
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Largo—Allegro giusto (E major, 428 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880
First Performance. 1882-08-20 in Moscow, Art & Industry Exhibition: Ippolit Altani (conductor)
First Publication. 1882 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson.
Full score, 75 pages. Plate 4592.
Arrangement for piano 4 hands, 35 pages. Plate 4595.
Arrangement for solo piano, 21 pages
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 cornets (B), 2 trumpets (E), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, tambourine, side drum, cymbals, bass drum, bells, cannon, strings
Brass Band (ad lib.) open instrumentation (9 parts, in keyboard notation in original score)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
Extra Information The 1961 Soviet score is infamous for its substitution of the anthem "God Save the Tsar" (Bozhe, Tsaria Khrani - A. Lvov) near the end with another quotation -- ironically -- a setting of the tune of the final chorus ("Slav'sja") from Glinka's A Life for the Tsar (known in Soviet times as Ivan Susanin). Tchaikovsky's original appeared in the appendix.
The earliest version of the score to include sections for chorus parts was prepared ca.1960 by the American conductor Igor Buketoff (1915-2001), and remains in copyright.