The Voyevoda (melodrama), TH 22 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Editor Irina Iordan (1910-1976)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.14
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1962. Plate M. 29924 Г.
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General Information

Work Title The Voyevoda
Alternative. Title Воевода
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 22
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 146
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante non troppo (45 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886
First Performance. 1886/1/31 — Moscow, Maly Theatre
First Publication. 1962 - Moscow: Muzgiz (in vol.14 of Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, p.277–282). Plate M. 29924 Г.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 6 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 flutes, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, harp, strings
Related Works For the opera composed in 1868–69 see The Voyevoda (opera), Op.3
For the symphonic ballad composed in 1890–91, see The Voyevoda (symphonic ballad), Op.78
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
Extra Information Written to accompany the domovoy (house-spirit)'s monologue in a production of Aleksandr Ostrovsky's play.