The Seasons, Op.37a (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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June: Barcarolle (No.6)

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General Information

Work Title The Seasons
Alternative. Title Времена года
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.37a ; TH 135
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 pieces:
  1. January: By the Hearth (Январь: У камелька)
    Moderato semplice, ma espressivo (A major, 103 bars)
  2. February: The Carnival (Февраль: Масленица)
    Allegro giusto (D major, 169 bars)
  3. March: Song of the Lark (Март: Песнь жаворонка)
    Andantino espressivo (G minor, 46 bars)
  4. April: Snowdrop (Апрель: Подснежник)
    Allegretto con moto e un poco rubato (B major, 86 bars)
  5. May: White Nights (Май: Белые ночы)
    Andantion (G major, 88 bars)
  6. June: Barcarolle (Июнь: Баркаролла)
    Andante cantabile (G minor, 99 bars)
  7. July: Reaper's Song (Июль: Песнь косаря)
    Allegro moderato con moto (E major, 56 bars)
  8. August: The Harvest (Август: Жатва)
    Allegro vivace (B minor, 198 bars)
  9. September: The Hunt (Сентябрь: Охота)
    Allegro non troppo (G major, 90 bars)
  10. October: Autumn Song (Октябрь: Осенняя песня)
    Andante doloroso e molto cantabile (D minor, 56 bars)
  11. November: On the Troika (Ноябрь: На тройке)
    Allegro moderato (E major, 83 bars)
  12. December: Christmas (Декабрь: Святки)
    Tempo di Valse (A major, 263 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876
First Publication. 1876 — St. Petersburg (individually, in monthly issues of the journal Nuvellist (Нувеллист), Nos.1–12).
1876 — St. Petersburg: M. Bernard (individually). Plates 6636 to 6638 and 6640 to 6646.
1885 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1885 (first collected edition).
Average DurationAvg. Duration 43 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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