Moment lyrique (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)
For Piano solo (Taneyev)
Sergey Taneyev (1856–1915) - completion
Ivan Shishov (1888–1947)
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.62 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1948. Plate M. 19604 Г.
New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1965). Piano Series No.4062.
Original publisher info and plate numbers omitted in reprint
Includes footnotes in Russian (Cyrillic).
|Work Title||Moment lyrique|
|Alternative Title||Лирический момент ; Momento lirico ; Impromptu|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||TH 149|
|Movements/Sections||A Andantino (A♭ major, 58 bars)|
B Andantino (A♭ major, 55 bars)
|Year/Date of Composition||A 1892 ; B 1894 (completion by Sergey Taneyev)|
|First Publication||A 1893 - Prague: F. Urbanek (in the collection Hudebni album, part 2, p.19-20)|
B 1894 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson (as "Momento lirico"), 6 pages. Plate 799
|Average Duration||3 minutes|
|Extra Information||After Tchaikovsky's death, Sergey Taneyev found the composer's sketches for this piano piece, which he completed and published under the title Impromptu (Momento lirico). However, Taneyev was unaware that Tchaikovsky had completed the piece in 1892, and that it had already been published by Urbanek in Prague under its original title of Moment lyrique.|