Serenade for String Orchestra, Op.48 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony
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Misc. Notes Performed 4 June 2004, Mandel Hall. From Internet Archive
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Performer Pages A Far Cry (Ensemble)
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1881]. Plate 4411.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzgiz, 1926. Plate 6415.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate Orch.B.4024
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For 7 Saxophones (Larocque)

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Arranger Jacques Larocque
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For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Langer)

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Arranger Eduard Langer (1835-1905)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d. Plate 19448
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For Piano 4 hands (Tchaikovsky)

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Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.50B (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzyka, 1965. Plate 1051.
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Misc. Notes Includes footnotes in Russian (Cyrillic)
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I. Pezzo in forma di Sonatina

For Piano solo (Lippold)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(ca.1940). Plate 13880
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II. Valse

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Misc. Notes This is only the Valse from the Serenade.
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For 6 Viols (Jacobs)

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Misc. Notes This abridged arrangement omits the very difficult middle section.
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For Violin and Piano (Auer)

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Arranger Leopold Auer (1845–1930)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d. (ca.1901). Plate 14128.26109.
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Misc. Notes recorded by Jascha Heifetz in 1919 and 1970.
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For Piano solo (Catoire)

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Arranger Georgy Catoire (1861–1926)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1888]. Plate 13709
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For Piano Solo (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d. No.07094
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For Piano solo (Pachulski)

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Arranger Henryk Pachulski (1859–1921)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(ca.1940). Plate 13880
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III. Elegia

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Arranger Alfred Jethro Silver (1870-1935)
Publisher. Info. London: Alfred Lengnick & Co., 1910. Plate A. L. & Co. 935.
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For Piano solo (Kirchner)

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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1893]. Plate 17849.
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General Information

Work Title Serenade for String Orchestra
Alternative. Title Серенада для струнного оркестра (Serenade dlya strunnogo orkestra), Serenade for Strings
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.48 ; TH 48 ; ČW 45
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Pezzo in forma di sonatina. Andante non troppo—Allegro moderato (C major, 295 bars)
  2. Valse. Moderato. Tempo di Valse (G major, 223 bars)
  3. Elegia. Larghetto elegiaco (D major, 162 bars)
  4. Finale (Tema russo). Andante—Allegro con spirito (C major, 406 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880
First Performance. 1881-10-30 — St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society: Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
First Publication. 1881 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson
  • Full score, 67 pages. Plate 4411.
  • 5 parts. Plate 4412.
  • arr. piano 4 hands, 67 pages. Plate 4413.
Dedication Karl Albrecht (1836–1893)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation String Orchestra: violins I, violins II, violas, cellos, double basses
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
Extra Information Also arranged for piano 4 hands by Tchaikovsky, 1880

Misc. Comments

Didn't the Soviet edition of this (Shishov, 1946) lack the G major introduction to the finale? (I gather it was regarded then not just as a "Tema russo" but especially as a Czarist theme and omitted from performances/recordings during that time, but I may be mistaken.) - Schissel