Swan Lake (ballet), Op.20 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)
|For the concert suite from this work, see Swan Lake (suite), Op.20a.|
Title Page, Instrumentation, Contents, Synopsis, and Introduction
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Act III, No.16. Danses du Corps de Ballet et des Nains
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First edition (reprint)
Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.. Plate 4432
New York: Broude Brothers, 1951. Plate B.B. 59.
Typically inserted directly in Act III after No.20, if used at all; scored for solo violin and orchestra. This number was probably first issued in the 1895 printing of the full score, where it appeared as a supplement, along with Drigo's orchestrations of three Op.72 piano pieces used in the 1895 revival.
MISSING PAGES 622-623
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.11a (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1957. Plate M. 26458a Г.
Muzyka, n.d. Plate 2730.
Triangle and Tanbourine, Snare Drum, Bass Drum and Cymbals
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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1960).
These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. Corresponds to Jurgenson's 1895 full score. Includes the Drigo orchestrations of the three Op.72 piano pieces.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Piano solo (Kashkin)
Nikolay Kashkin (1839-1920)
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.56 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1958. Plate M. 26493 Г.
Includes both 20a (Danse Russe) and 19a (Pas de Deux) as supplements
For Piano solo (Langer)
For Piano 4 hands (Debussy)
For Piano solo (Bantock)
L'espiègle "Black Swan" variation
For Piano solo (Drigo-Still)
|Work Title||Swan Lake|
|Alternative Title||Лебединое озеро ; Le Lac des Cygnes ; Der Schwansee|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||Op.20 ; TH 12|
|Year/Date of Composition||1875–77 A ; 1894–95 B (arr. by Riccardo Drigo and Modest Tchaikovsky)|
|First Performance||1877-03-04 A – Moscow, Bolshoy Theatre
1895-01-27 B – St. Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
|First Publication||1877 A – Moscow: P. Jurgenson
1881 A – Selections (Nos.20a, 21, 22) for piano 4 hands (arr. Debussy), Plate 4431, 24 pages
|Average Duration||140 minutes|
|Related Works||See also the orchestral suite from the ballet, Op.20a.|
|Extra Information||The Introduction was also arranged for solo piano by Tchaikovsky, 1875–76.|