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1812 Overture  

Pyotr Tchaikovsky   Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle
Grade 2

Finally, a fantastic arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s masterwork that includes themes from the entire work, not just the ending! Gruselle follows the form of the original while keeping the work quite accessible for younger players. Themes include the opening hymn, pastoral interlude, Russian folk dance, and the famous jubilant victory melody set over an exultant Russian anthem. Epic!

Tchaikovsky wrote this festival overture to commemorate the Russian Army's struggle against Napoleon's forces. The themes that are presented in this arrangement include an opening hymn, a pastoral interlude, a Russian folk dance, and a jubilant victory m

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Full Set: ST6193 55.00
Score Only: ST6193S 5.00