1812 Overture, Op.49 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1882]. Plate 4592.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Eulenburg, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate E.E. 3724.
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Editor Aleksandr Nikolayev (1903–1980)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works, vol.25 (pp.189-231) (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1961. Plate M. 28816 Г.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965).
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Misc. Notes Original title page, plate numbers and appendix omitted in reprint
As with the Marche Slav, the composer's quotation of God Save the Tsar was replaced with other music. Translated footnotes
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Publisher. Info. Tchaikovsky Research, 2007. Plate TH-049
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate Orch.B. 4895
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Arranger Louis Philippe Laurendeau (1861-1916)
Publisher. Info. United States Military Band Journal
New York: Carl Fischer, 1904, Plate 8744-119
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Arranger Eduard Langer (1835–1905)
Publisher. Info. Hamburg: D. Rahter, n.d.(ca.1895) no plate number
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1882). Plate 4595
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: D. Rahter, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 1183.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1882]. Plate 4594.
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Arranger Anton Strelezki (1859–1907), as Stepan Esipoff
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.(ca.1920). Plate B.S.S. 31387
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General Information

Work Title 1812 Overture
Alternative. Title The Year 1812 / 1812 год (1812 god)
Name Translations 1812序曲; Rok 1812; 1812 Obertura; 1812년 서곡; הפתיחה 1812; Ouverture solennelle 1812; Obertura 1812; 1812; Ouverture 1812; Ouvertüre 1812; 序曲1812年; «የ1812 መቅድም»; Apirtura 1812; افتتاحية 1812; Abertura 1812; Uverturo 1812; 1812 год; 1812 Uvertürü; 1812 โอเวอร์เชอร์; Orkesterialkusoitto 1812; 1812moi nanca bancu zgike sidbo selfinti; Exordium 1812; 1812-ouverturen; Увертира 1812; Overtur 1812; 1812 forleikurinn; 1812 рік; Ουβερτούρα 1812; 1812 օվերտյուրա; Uvertura 1812; 1812 nî Sū-khek
Name Aliases 1812年庄严序曲; 1812庄严序曲; 1812年序曲; 1812 서곡; Ouverture de 1812; L'ouverture de 1812; L'Annee 1812; L'Année 1812; Année 1812; Obertura Solemne 1812; 1812 Ouvertüre; Ouvertüre solennelle 1812; 大序曲1812; 荘厳序曲1812年; 大序曲1812年; "የ1812 መቅድም"; افتتاحية ١٨١٢; افتتاحيه ١٨١٢; افتتاحيه 1812; Ouvertyren 1812; Overture 1812; Увертюра 1812 года; Торжественная увертюра «1812 год»; 1812 Uvertür'ü; 1812 alkusoitto; 1812-overtyra; 1812 օվերտյուրա (Չայկովսկի)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 178230196; LCCN: n82010302; GND: 300034148; BNF: 13910193f
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.49 ; TH 49 ; ČW 46
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 72
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Largo—Allegro giusto (428 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880
First Performance. 1882-08-20 in Moscow, Art & Industry Exhibition: Ippolit Altani (conductor)
First Publication. 1882 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson.
Full score, 75 pages. Plate 4592.
Arr. piano 4 hands, 35 pages. Plate 4595.
Arr. solo piano, 21 pages
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
4 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba,
timpani, triangle, tambourine, side drum, cymbals, bass drum, bells, cannon, strings
Brass Band (ad lib.) open instrumentation (9 parts, in keyboard notation in original score)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
Extra Information The 1961 Soviet score is infamous for its substitution of the anthem "God Save the Tsar" (Bozhe, Tsaria Khrani - A. Lvov) near the end with another quotation -- ironically -- a setting of the tune of the final chorus ("Slav'sja") from Glinka's A Life for the Tsar (known in Soviet times as Ivan Susanin). Tchaikovsky's original appeared in the appendix.
The earliest version of the score to include sections for chorus parts was prepared ca.1960 by the American conductor Igor Buketoff (1915-2001), and remains in copyright.