1883: Tchaikovsky: Coronation March

SATURDAY, June 6, 2020

1883: Tchaikovsky: Coronation March, age 43

This was written in 1883 for the Emperor of Russia, and you can immediately hear the similarity to the 1812 Overture. This is a legendary performance.

Instrumentation:

  • piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
  • 4 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
  • timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, strings

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