Hymn in Honour of Saints Cyril and Methodius (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)



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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1885). Plate 6700.
Reprinted Vocal Series No.6771
New York: Kalmus, No.6771, n.d.(1933-1970).
Misc. Notes Includes piano reduction. Original title page, plate numbers and censor's approval statement missing from reprint. Presumably reprinted from original edition, together with 9 Liturgical choruses; page numbering of Hymn in this volume substituted by Kalmus
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General Information

Work Title Hymn in Honor of Saints Cyril and Methodius
Alternative. Title Гимн в честь святых Кирилла и Мефодия
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 79
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 46
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Moderato (32 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1885
First Performance. 1885-04-18 — Moscow, Conservatory: Student Choir
First Publication. 1885 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson. 5 pages. Plate 6700
Librettist Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893), adapted from a Czech hymn
Language Russian (not Church Slavonic)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
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