1812 Overture (Extract - Finale)

Composer
Tchaikovsky
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1812 Overture - originally the "Festival Overture 1812" - was composed by Tchaikovsky in 1880 to mark the Moscow Exhibition of 1882 which included the consecration of the Catherdral of Christ the Saviour which was built to give thanks for the Russian victory over Napoleon in 1812.

This is just an extract - essentially of the finale. It requires a very good brass band to really play this music well. Considerable attention must be paid to the intonation where the music moves in parallel octaves. Similarly, perfect ensemble playing at the required tempo will provide a dazzling finale to this superb piece of music.


Score ID
55054
Composer
Tchaikovsky
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Instrumentation
Concert band / wind band
Genre
Classical music
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