Finale from 1812

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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The 1812 overture was written to celebrate the Russian victory over Napolean in 1812. The finale includes the nationalistic Russian national anthem and became one of Tchaikovsky’s most popular pieces. The duet version takes the finale and keeps on the most critical parts. It is fun to play, and slightly pokes fun at the grandiose version by it’s compactness.

Score ID
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
1 minute
Duet of Trumpets in Bb
Classical music

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