Romeo and Juliet (overture-fantasia) (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Ambox notice.pngFor the duet intended for an opera on the same subject, see Romeo and Juliet (duet).


Performances

Recordings

Version C

 Complete Performance
#291840 - 25.23MB - 22:03 -  8.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5) - - !N/!N/!N - 2272x

MP3 file (audio)
Cypressdome (2013/8/10)

Performer Pages:

DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)

Publisher Info.:

DuPage, IL: DuPage Symphony Orchestra

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Performed 11 May 2013. From Internet Archive

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Sheet Music

Full Scores

Version A

 Complete Score
#18640 - 5.25MB, 43 (#3-86) pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (22) - V*/V*/V* - 27524x

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P.davydov (2008/7/12)

Tchaik Romeo1.pdf
Editor:

Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)

Publisher Info.:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.[ca.1970]. Kalmus Orchestral Series No.574

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Original title page and plate numbers omitted in reprint

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Version B

 Conclusion only
#18641 - 1.50MB, 13 (#199-223) pp. -  3.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V*/V*/V* - 4625x

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P.davydov (2008/7/12)

Tchaik Romeo2.pdf
Editor:

Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)

Publisher Info.:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d. [ca.1970]. Kalmus Orchestral Series No.575

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Original title page and plate numbers omitted in reprint

Bars 1-459 of the 2nd version (1880) are identical to the 3rd version (1880). This extract commences at bar 460.

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Version C

 Complete Score
#17106 - 4.49MB, 78 pp. -  5.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13) - V/V/V - 24067x

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Peter (2008/5/24)

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet - Eulenburg.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Edition Eulenburg No.675, n.d., Plate E.E. 3793

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete Score [part 1]
#01082 - 4.19MB, 59 (#87-146) pp. -  5.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V*/V*/V* - 7079x

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Horndude77 (2006/7/15)

 Complete Score [part 2]
#01083 - 3.31MB, 48 (#147-195) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V*/V*/V* - 3296x

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Horndude77 (2006/7/15)

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet I.pdf
Editor:

Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)

Publisher Info.:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

File mistakenly described as "2nd version"

Original title page and plate numbers omitted in reprint.

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Parts

Version C

 Piccolo
#58292 - 0.23MB, 3 pp. -  7.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11) - V/V/V - 4219x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Flute 1, 2
#58293 - 0.96MB, 6, 6 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14) - V/V/V - 6985x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Oboe 1, 2, English Horn
#25136 - 1.00MB, 4, 4, 4 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12) - V/V/V - 5827x

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easiest2remember (2008/12/4)

 Clarinet 1, 2 (A)
#25013 - 0.87MB, 5, 5 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8) - V/V/V - 5869x

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easiest2remember (2008/12/1)

 Bassoon 1, 2
#58294 - 0.68MB, 4, 4 pp. -  8.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8) - V/V/V - 4026x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F)
#58295 - 1.02MB, 4, 3, 3, 3 pp. -  7.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9) - V/V/V - 6099x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Trumpet 1, 2 (E)
#58296 - 0.31MB, 2, 2 pp. -  8.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V/V/V - 5562x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba (tenor, bass clefs)
#58297 - 0.64MB, 2, 2, 2, 2 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10) - V/V/V - 5848x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Timpani, Bass Drum/Cymbals
#58298 - 0.26MB, 2, 1 pp. -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9) - V/V/V - 6239x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Harp
#58299 - 0.23MB, 3 pp. -  9.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5) - V/V/V - 3156x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Violins I
#58300 - 0.90MB, 8 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13) - V/V/V - 13350x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Violins II
#58301 - 0.84MB, 8 pp. -  9.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8) - V/V/V - 6788x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Violas
#58302 - 0.66MB, 7 pp. -  8.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6) - V/V/V - 6101x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

 Cellos
#26917 - 0.59MB, 7 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12) - V/V/V - 7067x

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Generoso (2009/1/18)

 Basses
#58303 - 0.41MB, 6 pp. -  9.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V/V/V - 4203x

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Ottaviano (2010/3/7)

PMLP03603-Tchaikovsky-RomeoJulietOv.Piccolo.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(1881)

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933)

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Version B

For Piano (Bial)

 Complete Score
#57480 - 2.23MB, 21 pp. -  6.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V/V/V - 7803x

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Peter (2010/2/26)

PMLP03603-Tchaikovsky-Bial Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasie.pdf
Arranger:

Carl Bial (1833-1892)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(1871)

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Version C

For 2 Pianos, 8 hands (Schaefer)

 Piano 1
#33399 - 2.01MB, 28 pp. -  7.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7) - V/V/V - 1592x

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Mattheson78 (2009/6/25)

 Piano 2
#33400 - 1.57MB, 27 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - V/V/V - 668x

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Mattheson78 (2009/6/25)

SIBLEY1802.6750.17659.b8e4-39087013557022+piano+1.pdf
Arranger:

Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)

Publisher Info.:

St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Co., n.d.(1898). Plate 3960

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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For 2 Pianos, 4 hands (Isida)

 Complete Score
#22578 - 1.90MB, 58 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4) - !N/!N/!N - 1647x

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Rockzaemon (2008/10/3)

PMLP03603-Tchaiko R&J.pdf
Arranger:

Kazue Rockzaemon Isida

Publisher Info.:

Tokyo: 露久左庵音楽出版 Rockza Music Edition

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

3rd version (1880)

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For 2 Pianos, 4 hands (Klindworth)

 Piano 1
#31720 - 1.04MB, 18 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/V - 1006x

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Morel (2009/5/23)

 Piano 2
#31721 - 1.13MB, 16 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/V - 546x

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Morel (2009/5/23)

 Color Cover
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Morel (2009/5/23)

SIBLEY1802.6758.17684.a904-39087011954205piano1.pdf
Arranger:

Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)

Publisher Info.:

St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie, n.d.(1896). Plate 3205

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano 4 hands (Rimskaya-Korsakova)

 Complete Score
#17501 - 2.69MB, 38 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 2510x

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Morel (2008/7/1)

Tchaikovski Romeo et Juliette piano 4 hands.pdf
Arranger:

Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova (1848–1919)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(1881). Plate 10676

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano 4 hands

 Complete Score
#174692 - 2.27MB, 37 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/V - 1016x

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Morel (2012/1/31)

PMLP03603-Tchaikovski Romeo et Juliette Pf4h.pdf
Editor:

Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 20642

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Title Ромео и Джульетта (Romeo i Dzhulyetta)
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue Number TH 42
Key B minor
Movements/Sections A Andante non troppo—Allegro giusto (B minor, 448 bars)
B Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (B minor, 539 bars)
C Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (B minor, 522 bars)
Year/Date of Composition A 1869 ; B 1870 ; C 1880 (standard version)
First Performance A 1870-03-16 — Moscow, Russian Musical Society: Nikolay Rubinstein (conductor)
B 1872-02-17 — St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society: Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
C 1886-03-01 — in Tiflis, Russian Musical Society: Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (conductor)
First Publication B 1871 — Berlin: Bote & Bock. Full score, 201 pages. Plate 9325.
B 1871 — Berlin: Bote & Bock. piano solo (arr. Bial), 21 pages.
B 1872 — St. Petersburg: V. Bessel. piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova).
B 1872 — St. Petersburg: V. Bessel. 2 pianos (arr. Klindworth), 31 pages. Plate 242.
C 1881 — Berlin: Bote & Bock. Full score, 111 pages.
C 1881 — Berlin: Bote & Bock, piano solo (arr. Bial), 21 pages. Plate 11545.
C 1881 — Berlin: Bote & Bock. piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova), 37 pages. Plate 10676.
C 1896 — St. Petersburg: V. Bessel. 2 pianos (arr. Klindworth). Plate 3205.
A B C 1950 — Moscow; Leningrad: Muzgiz. Full score
(in vol.23 of Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, p.3–86). Plate M. 20556 Г.
Dedication Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
Average Duration 20 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (E), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, cymbals, bass drum + harp + strings
Related Works For the duet scene written later by Tchaikovsky for a projected opera, using themes from the overture-fantasia, see Romeo and Juliet (duet).
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