Dmitry the Pretender and Vasily Shuysky (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)
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Irina Iordan (1910–1976)
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.14 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1962. Plate M. 29924 Г.
New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d. [ca.1970]. Kalmus Orchestral Series No.556.
Original title page and plate numbers omitted in reprint
Includes footnotes in Russian (Cyrillic)
|Work Title||Dmitry the Pretender and Vasily Shuysky|
|Alternative Title||Дмитрий Самозванец и Василий Шуйский|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||TH 16|
|Year/Date of Composition||1866–67|
|First Publication||1955 — Moscow: Muzgiz. No.1 only (in the book: Music in the Russian Dramatic Theatre (Музыка в русском драматическом театре) by Aleksandr Glumov, p.414–428)|
1962 — Moscow: Muzgiz. Nos.1 and 2 (in vol.14 of Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, p.3-15). Plate 3534
|Average Duration||6 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (B♭), 2 bassoons + 2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (D), trombone + timpani, cymbals + strings|
|Related Works||The Introduction was based on the theme and first variation from Tchaikovsky’s student Theme with Variations for piano.|
The Mazurka was later reworked as the Mazurka de salon (No.3) in the 3 Pieces, Op.9, by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
|Extra Information||Written to accompany a performance of Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "dramatic chronicle". The Mazurka was arranged for solo piano by Tchaikovsky, 1867.|