Romeo and Juliet (overture-fantasia) (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Version C

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Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
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Sheet Music

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Version A

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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
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Translator Carl Simpson, English text (preface) [#395684]
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (pp.3-86) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965).Orchestral Series No.574
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (pp.199-223) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965).Orchestral Series No.575
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Bars 1-459 of Version B (1880) are identical to Version C (1880). This extract commences at bar 460.
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Version C

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock, n.d.[1881]. Plate 9325.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883–1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.23 (pp.87-195) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Reprinted Romeo and Juliet Overture and Capriccio Italien in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1986.
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). A 7973.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.[1881].
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Version B

For Piano (Bial)

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Arranger Carl Bial (1833-1892)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(1871)
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Arranger Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Co., n.d.(1898). Plate 3960
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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie, n.d.(1896). Plate 3205
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Arranger Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova (1848–1919)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(1881). Plate 10676
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Editor Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 20642
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Arranger Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21226.
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General Information

Work Title Romeo and Juliet
Alternative. Title Ромео и Джульетта (Romeo i Dzhulyetta)
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 42
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's A Andante non troppo—Allegro giusto (B minor, 448 bars)
B Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (B minor, 539 bars)
C Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (B minor, 522 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1869 A ; 1870 B ; 1880 C (standard version)
First Performance. 1870-03-16 A — Moscow, Russian Musical Society: Nikolay Rubinstein (conductor)
1872-02-17 B — St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society: Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
1886-03-01 C — Tiflis, Russian Musical Society: Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (conductor)
First Publication. 1871-72 B ; 1881 C ; 1950 A
Full score, 201 pages. Plate 9325. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1871
Piano solo (arr. Bial), 21 pages. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1871
Piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova) — V. Bessel, 1872.
2 pianos (arr. Klindworth), 31 pages. Plate 242. — V. Bessel, 1872.
Full score, 111 pages. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1881
Piano solo (arr. Bial), 21 pages. Plate 11545. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1881
Piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova), 37 pages. Plate 10676.
2 pianos (arr. Klindworth). Plate 3205. — St. Petersburg: V. Bessel, 1896
  • Version A B C — Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950.
in Complete Collected Works, vol.23. Plate M. 20556 Г. (pp.3–86)
Dedication Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra (All Versions)
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (E), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings
Related Works For the duet intended for a later opera on the same subject, see Romeo and Juliet (duet)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article