Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op.49

Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op.49

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Commissioned to mark the 1882 All-Russia Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, this extraordinarily popular work was premiered at the consecration of the Kremlin's Cathedral of the Redeemer--the monument built to commemorate the Russian defeat of the Napoleonic invasion in 1812. A colorful musical tapestry of nationalistic themes and battle scenes, performances of the…  See more details below

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Commissioned to mark the 1882 All-Russia Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, this extraordinarily popular work was premiered at the consecration of the Kremlin's Cathedral of the Redeemer--the monument built to commemorate the Russian defeat of the Napoleonic invasion in 1812. A colorful musical tapestry of nationalistic themes and battle scenes, performances of the "1812" — with cannons thundering and bells pealing — have remained an electrifying outdoor event at patriotic concerts worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486428567
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/27/2003
Series:
Dover Miniature Music Scores Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.30(d)

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