The Seasons, Op.37a (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Brancaleone (2014/12/11)

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.52 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1948. Plate M. 18608 Г.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
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11 more: 2. Февраль (February) • 3. Март (March) • 4. Апрель (April) • 5. Май (May) • 6. Июнь (June) • 7. Июль (July) • 8. Август (August) • 9. Сентябрь (September) • 10. Октябрь (October) • 11. Ноябрь (November) • 12. Декабрь (December)

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Arranger Aleksandr Gedike (1877-1957)
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7 more: 2. Февраль (February) • 3. Март (March) • 4. Апрель (April) • 5. Май (May) • 9. Сентябрь (September) • 10. Октябрь (October) • 11. Ноябрь (November)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: M. Bernard, n.d. Plate 443?.
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For Violin and Piano (Seybold)

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Arranger Arthur Seybold (1868-1948)
Publisher. Info. Musikalisches Universum, No.1644
Leipzig: Anton J. Benjamin, n.d.[1901-31]. Plate A.J.B. 3982-5.
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6 more: 5. May: White Nights • 6. June: Barcarolle • 7. July: Reaper's Song • 8. August: The Harvest • 10. Octobert: Autumn Song • International Registering Signs. / Signes de régistration internationale. / Internationale Registrierungstabelle.

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April: Snowdrop (No.4)

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Arranger Arthur Seybold (1868-1948)
Publisher. Info. Musikalisches Universum, No.1639
Leipzig: Anton J. Benjamin, n.d.[1901-31]. Plate A.J.B. 3983.
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June: Barcarolle (No.6)

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Arranger Sergey Rosanov (1870-1937)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d. Plate 20252.
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For Violin and Piano (Ornstein)

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Arranger Leo Ornstein (1893-2002)
Publisher. Info. New York: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1918.
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Arranger Arthur Seybold (1868-1948)
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Arranger Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)
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October: Autumn Song (No.10)

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November: On the Troika (No.11)

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December: Christmas (No.12)

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General Information

Work Title The Seasons
Alternative. Title Времена года
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.37a ; TH 135
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 104
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 pieces:
  1. January: By the Hearth
    Moderato semplice, ma espressivo (A major, 103 bars)
  2. February: The Carnival
    Allegro giusto (D major, 169 bars)
  3. March: Song of the Lark
    Andantino espressivo (G minor, 46 bars)
  4. April: Snowdrop
    Allegretto con moto e un poco rubato (B major, 86 bars)
  5. May: White Nights
    Andantion (G major, 88 bars)
  6. June: Barcarolle
    Andante cantabile (G minor, 99 bars)
  7. July: Reaper's Song
    Allegro moderato con moto (E major, 56 bars)
  8. August: The Harvest
    Allegro vivace (B minor, 198 bars)
  9. September: The Hunt
    Allegro non troppo (G major, 90 bars)
  10. October: Autumn Song
    Andante doloroso e molto cantabile (D minor, 56 bars)
  11. November: On the Troika
    Allegro moderato (E major, 83 bars)
  12. December: Christmas
    Tempo di Valse (A major, 263 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876
First Publication. 1876 — St. Petersburg (individually, in monthly issues of the journal Nuvellist (Нувеллист), Nos.1–12).
1876 — St. Petersburg: M. Bernard (individually). Plates 6636 to 6638 and 6640 to 6646.
1885 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1885 (first collected edition).
Average DurationAvg. Duration 43 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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