SATURDAY, June 6, 2020
Tchaikovsky’s wrote this in 1885 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence in Saint Petersburg, of which Tchaikovsky was a graduate.
There is one movement: Allegro risoluto (D major, 140 bars), lasting around 5 minutes in performance.
- piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (in A), 2 bassoons
- 4 horns (in F), 2 trumpets (in D), 3 trombones, tuba
- 3 timpani, triangle, military drum, cymbals, bass drum
- 2 harps