|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- Introduction to Act I. Andante non troppo (A minor, 60 bars)
- Mazurka (D minor, 133 bars)
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||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 DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Orchestra: flute, oboe, 2 clarinets (B♭), 2 bassoons + 2 horns (F), 2 trumpets (D), trombone + timpani, cymbals + strings
||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.
||Written to accompany a performance of Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "dramatic chronicle". The Mazurka was arranged for solo piano by Tchaikovsky, 1867.