Romeo and Juliet (duet) (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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For Soprano, Tenor and Orchestra (Taneyev)

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Arranger Sergey Taneyev (1856–1915)
Editor Ivan Shishov (1888–1947)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.62 (pp.211-63) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1948. Plate M. 19604 Г.
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Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965-70). Orchestral Series No.589
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For Soprano, Tenor and Piano (Taneyev)

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Arranger Sergey Taneyev (1856–1915)
Editor Ivan Shishov (1888–1947)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.62 (pp.267-92) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1948. Plate M. 19604 Г.
URTEXT EDITION 
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General Information

Work Title Romeo and Juliet
Alternative. Title Ромео и Джульетта
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 215
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Andante—Allegro giusto (277 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878–81? (unfinished) ; completed by Sergey Taneyev, 1894
First Performance. 1894-10 in St. Petersburg
Julius Bleichmann (conductor)
First Publication. 1895 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1895.
Full score (ed. Sergey Taneyev), 51 pages. Plate 802-a
Librettist Aleksandr Sokolovsky (1837–1915),
after William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Language Russian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Juliet (Джульетта) - soprano
Romeo (Ромео) - tenor
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), harp, strings
Related Works Includes music from the Romeo and Juliet (overture-fantasia)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Extra Information Tchaikovsky considered writing an opera on the subject of Romeo and Juliet between 1878 and 1881. Sketches for a duet scene, partly based on themes from the overture-fantasia, were found after the composer's death, and subsequently completed by Sergey Taneyev.