Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Ballet works
Exerpts froms Operas
Orchestra works



BALLET WORKS

The sleeping beauty
op. 66
for orchestra
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp,perc, hp, pf, strgs
World premiere: St.Petersburg, 1890
Duration: 120‘

The sleeping beauty (new edition)
op. 66
for orchestra
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp,perc, hp, pf, strgs
World premiere: St.Petersburg, 1890
Duration: 150‘

The sleeping beauty extracts:
  • No. 1 – 5
  • No. 1 Introduction and no. 5 Valse
  • No. 3 Pas de six
  • No. 5 Valse
  • No. 12 + 13 Farandole and Scène (Act II)
  • No. 17 Panorama (Act II)
  • Aurora's wedding, Prelude (Act III)
  • No. 21 Polacca (Act III) 
  • Coda, The Three Ivans (Act III)
  • No. 22 Pas de quatre, Variations I, II and IV
  • No. 23 Pas de caractère (Dance of Puss in Boots and the White Cat) 
  • No. 24 Pas de caractère 
  • No. 24 Pas de quatre
  • No. 25 Pas de caractère (The Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf)
  • No. 26 Pas de caractère
  • No. 26a Pas de caractère (Cinderella and Prince Fortune)
  • No. 28 Pas de deux (Act III) 
  • No. 29 Final
  • Variations I and III (Waltz. The Gold Fairy and the Saphire Fairy)
The Nutcracker (reduced version)
op. 71
for orchestra
2.1.2.1.-2.2.1.0., timp, perc, hp, vc, strgs
World premiere: St. Petersburg, 06.12.1892

The Nutcracker (new material 2006, edited by Peter March)
op. 71
Ballet in 2 acts
picc 3.2. ca.2. bcl.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc, 2 hp, vc, strgs
World premiere: St. Petersburg, 06.12.1892
Duration: 40‘

The Nutcracker extracts:
  • No. 5 Scene and Grandfather Waltz (Scène et danse du Gross-Vater)
  • No. 8 Scene
  • No. 8 and no. 9
  • No. 9 Waltz of the Snowflakes (Valse des flocons de neige)
  • No. 10 In the magic castle of the sugar mountain
  • No. 12a Spanish Dance (Chocolate) (Danse espagnole, Le chocolat)
  • No. 12b Arabian Dance (Coffee) (Danse arabe, Le café)
  • No. 12b Arabian Dance (Danse arabe) and no. 12c Chinese Dance (Danse chinoise)
  • No. 12d Russian Dance (Danse russe, Trépak)
  • No. 12f Mother Ginger and the Polichinelles (La mère Gigogne et les polichinelles)
  • No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers (Valse des fleurs)
  • No. 14 Pas de deux with  2 variations (Var. I Dance of the sugar-plum fairy (Danse de la Fée-Dragée), Var. II Tarantella (Tarantelle))
  • No. 15 Final Waltz and Apotheosis
  • Gigue

Swan lake (original version 1877)
op. 20
for Orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc (5), hp, strgs
World premiere: Moscow, 20.02.1877
Duration: 120‘

Swan lake (St. Petersburg version Petipa / Iwanow / Drigo)
op. 20

Swan lake (Frankfurt version)

Swan lake extracts:
  • No. 1 Scène, original version and reduced version
  • No. 2 Pas de trois
  • No. 2 and no. 9 Pas de trois et scène
  • No. 4 Valse (Act I)
  • No. 5 Pas de deux (original version)
  • No. 6
  • No. 7 Danse des coupes (reduced Version and original version)
  • No. 9
  • No. 9 Scène finale
  • No. 11 original version, no. 10 reduced version
  • No. 12 (original version), no. 11 (reduced version)
  • No. 13 Scène
  • No. 13 Danses des cygnes
  • No. 14
  • No. 14 Danse des petits cygnes
  • No. 18 Scène finale (Act II)
    (Original version and reduced version)
  • No. 19 Pas de six
  • No. 20 Danse hongroise (Czardas)
  • No. 20 Danse du corps de ballet et des Nains, no. 21 original version
  • No. 21
  • No. 22 Bolero (reduced version, no. 25 original version)
  • No. 22 Scène (original version)
  • No. 24 Danse russe (original version and reduced version,  appendix no. A)
  • No. 26 Pas de deux (Act III, reduced version)
  • No. 27 Scène
  • No. 27 Danse napolitaine (original version)
  • No. 28 Mazurka, danse polonaise
  • No. 31 Scène Petipa
  • No. 33 Danse des petits cygnes
  • No. 33 and no. 34 Finale (original version)



EXCERPTS FROM OPERAS

The little shoes. Suite
op. 14a
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc, strgs

Eugene Onegin. Polonaise (1877/78)
for orchestra
2(picc).2.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc(3), strgs
World premiere: Moscow, 1879
Duration: 4‘

Mandragora. Chorus of Flowers and Insects (1869/70)
for choir, children's choir and orchestra
2.2.2.2.-4.0.0.0., timp, hp, strgs
Duration: 6‘

Mazeppa. The Battle of Poltava
(1881-83)
for orchestra
picc.2.3.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1.,2 timp, perc, strgs
World premiere: Moscow, 1884
Duration: 6‘

Mazeppa. Ouverture (1881-83)
for orchestra
picc.2.3.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc, strgs
World premiere: Moscow, 1884
Duration: 7‘

Romeo and Juliet (1894)
Duet
Completed and orchestrated by S. Tanéiew
for orchestra
2.2.2.2.-4.2.0.0., timp, hp, strgs; solo: sop, ten
Duration: 12‘

The Voyevoda. Entr’acte et Air de ballet (1886)
op. 3
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, cymb, trgl, hp, strgs
Duration: 12‘

The Voyevoda. Ouverture (1886)
op. 3
for orchestra
picc.2.2. ca.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, cymb, trgl, strgs
Duration: 7‘


ORCHESTRA WORKS

Capriccio italien (1880)
op. 45
for orchestra
3.2. ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc (2), glock, hp, strgs
Duration: 15‘

The sleeping beauty. Suite (1889 / 90)
for Orchestra
(No. 1 Introduction (fêe des lilas), no. 2 Adagio (pas d’action), no. 3 Pas de caractère ( le chat botté et la chatte blanche), no. 4 Panorama, no. 5 Valse)
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc, hp, strgs
Duration: 24‘

Elegy for the Memory of Samarin (1884)
for string orchestra
Duration: 7’

Marche solennelle de couronnement (1883)
for orchestra
picc.2.2. ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc, strgs
Duration: 4‘

Festival Overture. On the Danish National Anthem
(1866)
op. 15
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc(2), strgs
Duration: 15‘

Francesca da Rimini (1876 / 77)
Symphonic Fantasy after Dante Alighieri
op. 32
for orchestra
3(picc).2. ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor .3.1., timp, perc, hp, strgs
Duration: 24‘

Hamlet (1888)
Overture-fantasia after Shakespeare's tragedy
op. 67
for orchestra
2.2.2.2.-2,.2.3.0. timp /tam-tam, strgs
Duration: 19‘

Hamlet (1891)
Entr’acte, Act IV - Elegy
op. 67a
for string orchestra
Duration: 4‘

The Seasons (1875 / 76)
op. 37
for orchestra
3(picc).2.3. bcl.2.-4.2.3.1., timp,perc, hp, vc, strgs
Duration: 48‘

Piano concert no. 1 b flat minor (1874 / 75)
op. 23
for piano and orchestra
Duration: 32‘

Piano concert no. 2 G major (1879 / 80, revised 1893)
op. 44
for piano and orchestra
Duration: 37‘

Piano conert no. 3 E flat major (1893)
op. 75 (1st movement)
for piano solo and orchestra
3.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,timp, strgs, solo pf
Duration: 15‘

Concert fantasy in G-Major
(1884)
op. 56
for piano solo and orchestra
3.2.2.2.-4.2.3.0.,timp, tamb, glock, strgs, solo pf
Duration: 29‘

Manfred symphony (1885)
Symphony in four movements, op. 58
for orchestra
3.2. ca.2. bcl.3.-4.2.2 cor.3.1., timp, perc, 2 hp, strgs
Duration: 57‘

The Nutcracker. Suite (1892)
op. 71a
for orchestra
(I. Ouverture miniature, II.  Danses Caractéristiques a) Marche b) Danse de la Fée – Dragée c) Danse Russe Trepak d) Danse Arabe e) Danse Chinoise f) Danse des Mirlitons, III. Valse des Fleurs)
3(picc).2. ca.2. bcl.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc, vc, hp, strgs
Duration: 20’

  • The Nutcracker. Suite, A – D
    for orchestra
  • The Nutcracker. Suite, E – H
    for orchestra
  • The Nutcracker. Suite – Miniatur-Ouverture
    for orchestra

1812 Overture (1880)
op. 49
for Orchestra
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1.,timp, perc, strgs
Duration: 16‘

Romeo and Juliet (1869 / 1870 / 1880)
Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare
for orchestra
Ppicc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,timp, perc, hp, strgs
Duration: 11‘

Swan lake. Suite (1876)
op. 20a
for orchestra (1.Scène-finale, Act I – II,  Valse (no. 2, Original, Act I), 3.Danse des petits cygnes (no. 14 Original, Act I), 4. Scène (Original, 34, Act 4), 5. Danse hongroise-czardas (no. 25 Original), 6. Scène (Original, no. 33, Akt 4), Petits cygnes no. 14, Akt 1,  Scène danse hongroise / Czardas Scène)
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.2 cor.3.1.,2 timp, perc, strgs
Duration: 28‘

Serenade for string orchestra
(1880)
op. 48
for string orchestra
Duration: 28‘

Sérénade mélancolique
(1875)
op. 26
for violin and orchestra
2.2.2.2.-4.0.0.0.,strgs, solo vln
Duration: 9‘

Slavonic March / Marche Slave (1876)
op. 31
for orchestra
2 picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2. cor.3.1., timp, perc(2), strgs
Duration: 11‘

The tempest (1873)
Fantasy
op. 18
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,timp, cymb, strgs
Duration: 25‘

Suite No. 1 d minor (1878 / 79)
op. 43
for orchestra
3(picc).2.2.2.-4.2.0.0.,timp, tri, chime, strgs
Duration: 40‘

Suite No. 2 C major (1883)
op. 53
for orchestra
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc, 4 Acc (ad lib), hp, strgs
Duration: 35‘

Suite No. 3 G major (1884)
op. 55 (Élégie, Valse mélancolique, Scherzo, Tema con Variazioni)
for orchestra
picc.2.2.ca.2.2.-4.2.3.1., timp, perc, hp, strgs
Duration: 28‘

  • Tema con variazioni
    for orchestra
    Duration: 11‘

Suite No. 4. "Mozartiana" (1887)
op. 61
for orchestra
2.2.2.2.-4.2.1.0.,timp, cymb, glock, hp, strgs
Duration: 25‘

Symphony No. 1 g minor – “Winter dream” (1868, revised 1874)
op. 13
for orchestra
Duration: 45‘

Symphony No. 2  c minor (1868, revised 1874)
op. 17
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,2 timp, cymb, gong, strgs
Duration: 40‘

Symphony No. 2
Scherzo
op. 17
for orchestra
picc.2.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,timp, cymb, gong, strgs

Symphony No. 5 e minor (1888)
op. 64
for orchestra
3.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,timp, strgs
Duration: 50‘

Symphony No. 6 b minor – “Pathétique” (1893)
op. 74
for orchestra
3.2.2.2.-4.2.3.1.,2 timp, cymb, gong, strgs
Duration: 48‘

Trois morceaux (1878)
op. 42 (Méditation – Scherzo – Mélodie)
for violin solo and orchestra
2.2.2.2.-2.0.0.0., hp, strgs, vl solo
Duration: 9’

Valse-Scherzo (1870)
op. 34
for violin solo and small orchestra
2.2.2.2.-2.0.0.0., strgs, vl solo
Duration: 12‘

Variations sur un thème Rococo (1876 /77)
op. 33 (original version)
for cello solo and orchestra
2.2.2.2.-2.0.0.0., strgs, vc solo
Duration: 19‘




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