Romeo and Juliet (overture-fantasia) (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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3rd Version (1880)

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Cypressdome (2013/8/10)

Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. DuPage, IL: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
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Performer Pages Wiener Philharmoniker (orchestra)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
Publisher Info. London Records, 1961. CS 6209.
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Performer Pages Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
New York Philharmonic (orchestra)
Publisher Info. Columbia, 1957. ML 5182.
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For Clarinet and Guitar (Mirkhani)

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Performer Pages Behzad Mirkhani (Clarinet, Guitar)
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3rd Version (1880)

For Brass Septet (Kato)

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Sheet Music

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1st Version (1869)

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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883-1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.23
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883-1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Translator Carl Simpson, English text (preface) [#395684]
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.23
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1965). Orchestral Series No.574 (#18640)
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2nd Version (1870)

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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883-1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.23
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Misc. Notes Bars 1-459 are identical to the 3rd Version (1880). This extract commences at bar 460.
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3rd Version (1880)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock, n.d.[1881]. Plate 9325.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Eulenburg, No.675, n.d. Plate E.E. 3793.
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Misc. Notes Bar number 100 is misplaced in this edition (should be the 5th bar after Molto meno mosso). Therefore all digits since are incorrect and not to be trusted. Furthermore, the Kalmus Orchestra Library (A 2181) goes with this same problem because it itself is a reprint from Eulenburg.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883-1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.23
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Editor Anatoly Drozdov (1883-1950)
Igor Belza (1904-1994)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.23 (pp.87-195)
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950. Plate M. 20556 Г.
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Reprinted Romeo and Juliet Overture and Capriccio Italien in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1986.
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Misc. Notes Original title page and plate numbers omitted in reprint. Also the rehearsal mark T is missed in this edition.
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Parts

1st Version (1869)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1990-2018). Catalog A7973.
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3rd Version (1880)

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14 more: Flute 1, 2 • Oboe 1, 2, English Horn • Clarinet 1, 2 (A) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (E) • Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba • Timpani, Bass Drum/Cymbals • Harp • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.[1881]. Plate 10297.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

2nd Version (1870)

For Piano (Bial)

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Arranger Carl Bial (1833-1892)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(ca.1871).
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3rd Version

For Brass Septet (Kato)

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Arranger Peter S. Kato
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Misc. Notes Transcription for Brass Septet (Piccolo Tromba in B, 2 Trombe in B, Corno in F, 2 Tromboni, Tuba)

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For 2 Pianos 8 hands (Schaefer)

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Arranger Aleksandr Schaefer (1866–1914)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Co., n.d.(ca.1898). Plate 3960.
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For 2 Pianos (Isida)

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Arranger Kazue Rockzaemon Isida
Publisher. Info. Tokyo: 露久左庵音楽出版 Rockza Music Edition
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For 2 Pianos (Klindworth)

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Arranger Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie, n.d.(ca.1896). Plate 3205.
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For Piano 4 hands (Leonov)

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For Piano 4 hands (Rimskaya-Korsakova)

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Arranger Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova (1848–1919)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(ca.1881). Plate 10676.
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For Piano 4 hands

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Editor Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, 1909. Plate 20642.
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For Organ (Delor)

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Arranger François Delor (b. 1941)
Publisher. Info. François Delor, 2006.
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For Organ (Lemare)

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Arranger Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)
Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21226.
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For Clarinet and Guitar (Mirkhani)

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Arranger Behzad Mirkhani
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Misc. Notes Clarinet (in B)
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For Piano (Vincent)

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General Information

Work Title Romeo and Juliet
Alternative. Title Ромео и Джульетта (Romeo i Dzhulyetta)
Name Translations Roméo et Juliette; Romeu i Julieta; Romeo und Julia; Romeo y Julieta; רומאו ויוליה; Romeo e Giulietta; ロメオとジュリエット; Romeo i Julia; Ромео и Джульетта; โรเมโอและจูเลียต; Ромео і Джульєтта; 罗密欧与朱丽叶幻想序曲; رومئو و ژولیت (چایکوفسکی); Romeo và Juliet; Romeo e Xulieta; რომეო და ჯულიეტა; রোমিও এন্ড জুলিয়েট; Romeu e Julieta (Tchaikovski); روميو وجولييت (تشايكوفسكي)
Name Aliases Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 177002331; BNF: 13910226k
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 42
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 102
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante non troppo—Allegro giusto (448 bars) — 1st Version
Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (539 bars) — 2nd Version
Andante non tanto quasi Moderato—Allegro giusto (522 bars) — 3rd Version
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1869, revised 1870 and 1880
First Performance. 1870/3/16 — 1st Version
Moscow, Russian Musical Society: Nikolay Rubinstein (conductor)

1872/2/17 — 2nd Version

St. Petersburg, Russian Musical Society: Eduard Nápravník (conductor)

1886/3/1 — 3rd Version

Tiflis, Russian Musical Society: Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (conductor)
First Publication. 1871-72 — 1st Version ; 1881 — 3rd Version ; 1950 — 2nd Version

2nd Version — Berlin: Bote & Bock, St. Petersburg: V. Bessel

Full score, 201 pages. Plate 9325. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1871
Piano (arr. Bial), 21 pages. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1871
Piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova) — V. Bessel, 1872.
2 pianos (arr. Klindworth), 31 pages. Plate 242. — V. Bessel, 1872.

3rd Version — Berlin: Bote & Bock, St. Petersburg: V. Bessel

Full score, 111 pages. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1881
Piano (arr. Bial), 21 pages. Plate 11545. — Berlin: Bote & Bock, 1881
Piano 4 hands (arr. N. Rimskaya-Korsakova), 37 pages. Plate 10676.
2 pianos (arr. Klindworth). Plate 3205. — St. Petersburg: V. Bessel, 1896

1st Version — Moscow: Muzgiz, 1950.

in Complete Collected Works, vol.23. Plate M. 20556 Г. (pp.3–86)
Dedication Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings (all versions)
Related Works For the duet intended for a later opera on the same subject, see Romeo and Juliet (duet)
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Wikipedia article
All Music Guide
Extra Information The 3rd Version (1880) is the one usually performed