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Romeo and Juliet Overture and Capriccio Italien in Full Score

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Written in 1869 and revised up to 1880, the Romeo and Juliet Overture was Tchaikovsky's first acknowledged masterpiece and today remains among the most popular orchestral compositions ever written. Composed when Tchaikovsky was 29, the Overture, according to Grove's Dictionary, was "carried out with such ardent conviction that the work seems to glow and throb with youthful ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 1st 1986 by Dover Publications
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Found it hard to follow along with the score, but I did follow some parts. Beautiful music.
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Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильич Чайковский) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. While not part of the nationalistic music group known as "The Five", Tchaikovsky wrote music which was distinctly Russian: plangent, introspective, with modally-inflected melody and harmony.

Tchaikovsky considered himself a professional composer. He felt his professionalism in combining skill and
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