12 Pieces, Op.40 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Yoder (2013/5/8)

Publisher. Info. Hamburg: D. Rahter, n.d. Plate 2902.401-412.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.52 (pp.73-136) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1948. Plate M. 18608 Г.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965).Piano Series No.4063.
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Peter (2009/7/15)

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Hobbypianist (2011/5/19)

Publisher. Info. Hamburg: D. Rahter
Reprinted Neue Musik-Zeitung, 1891.
Stuttgart/Leipzig: Carl Grüninger, 1891. Plate C.G. 91.
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Chanson triste (No.2)

For Wagner Tuba and Piano (Mason)

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For Violin and Piano (Kelley)
See: Graded Pieces for Violin and Piano (Vol.2, No.28)
For Violin and Piano (Moffat)
See: Bayley and Ferguson's Violin Album (No.28)
For Violin and Piano (Nachéz)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Anton J. Benjamin, n.d.[1894]. Plate A.J.B. 2794.
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For Violin and Piano (RSB)

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For Violin and Piano

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Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1911. Plate S 3139.
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For Viola and Piano (Hermann)

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Arranger Friedrich Hermann (1828-1907)
Publisher. Info. Album for Viola and Piano, Book 2, No.1
London: Augener, n.d. Plate 11229.
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For Cello and Piano (Popper)

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Arranger David Popper (1843-1913)
Publisher. Info. Perles Musicales, No.9
Offenbach: Johann André, 1896. Plate 14778.
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For Harmonium (Reinhard)

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Arranger August Reinhard (1831-1912)
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Publisher. Info. 12 beliebte Stücke von Peter Tschaikowsky für Harmonium bearbeitet.
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 9400.
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Misc. Notes It may be an amateur piece on the piano but it is hard on the guitar.
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Marche funèbre (No.3)

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Arranger Louis Raffy
Publisher. Info. Le Service de l'organiste, Op.73
Arras: Procure générale de musique religieuse, 1914. Plate H. 1270 D.
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Chant sans paroles (No.6)

For Piano trio (Hansen)
See: Trio-Album (Vol.2 No.6)
For Harmonium (Reinhard)

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Arranger August Reinhard (1831-1912)
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Publisher. Info. 12 beliebte Stücke von Peter Tschaikowsky für Harmonium bearbeitet.
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Coulonnus (2012/11/23)

Arranger Harvey B. Gaul (1881-1945)
Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, 1913. Plate 24315.
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General Information

Work Title 12 Pieces
Alternative. Title 12 Пьес ; 12 Morceaux
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40 ; TH 138 ; ČW 136-147
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 84
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 pieces:
  1. Etude (Этюд)
    Allegro giusto (G major, 114 bars)
  2. Chanson triste (Грустная песенка)
    Allegro non troppo (G minor, 68 bars)
  3. Marche funèbre (Похоронный марш)
    Tempo di Marcia funebre (C minor, 115 bars)
  4. Mazurka (Мазурка)
    Tempo di Mazurka (C major, 153 bars)
  5. Mazurka (Мазурка)
    Tempo di Mazurka (D major, 171 bars)
  6. Chant sans paroles (Песенка без слов)
    Allegro moderato (A minor, 110 bars)
  7. Au village (В деревне)
    Andante sostenuto (A minor–C major)
  8. Valse (Вальс)
    Tempo di Valse (A major, 191 bars)
  9. Valse (Вальс)
    Tempo di Valse (F minor, 231 bars)
  10. Danse russe (Русская пляска)
    Andantino (A minor, 120 bars)
  11. Scherzo (Скерцо)
    Allegro vivacissimo (D minor, 236 bars)
  12. Rêverie interrompue (Прерванные грезы)
    Andante un poco rubato e con molto espressione (A major, 125 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878
First Publication. 1879 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson. 63 pages. Plates 3348 to 3359
Dedication Modest Tchaikovsky (1850–1915)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 43 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
External Links Tchaikovsky Research