Moscow (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)



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Editor Irina Iordan (1910-1976)
Aleksey Mashistov (1904-1987), revised text
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works, vol.27 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1960. Plate M. 18604 Г.
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1883*. Plate 5686.
Misc. Notes *Actually issued in 1884, despite the printed date.
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Language Russian (transliterated into Latin alphabet)
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General Information

Work Title Moscow
Alternative. Title Москва
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 69
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 61
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Introduction and Chorus. Andante religioso (A major)
  2. Arioso. Moderato con moto (D major)
  3. Chorus. Allegro (D major)
  4. Monologue and Chorus. Moderato—Largo (B minor)
  5. Arioso. Andante molto sostenuto (E minor)
  6. Finale. Moderato con moto (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1883
First Performance. 1883-05-27 — Moscow, Kremlin (Palace of Facets)
Yelizaveta Lavrovskaya (mezzo-soprano)
Ivan Melnikov (baritone)
Bolshoy Theatre Orchestra, Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
First Publication. 1883-88 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson
1883 - Choral parts.
1884 - Vocal score, 41 pages. Plate 5686.
1888 - Full score, Orchestral parts.
Librettist Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
Language Russian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Solo Voices
mezzo-soprano, baritone
Mixed chorus (SATB)
3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, harp, strings
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
Extra Information Vocal score also arranged by Tchaikovsky, 1883.