: 1812 Overture
 

: 1812 Overture



About '1812 Overture'

Artist:  (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:May 7, 1840 , Votkinsk
Died:November 6, 1893 , St. Petersburg
The Artist:Popular Romantic composer of 6 symphones and some of the world' most performed ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.
Composition Date:1880 ( View more 1880s sheet music)
Composition Info:The Year 1812 (festival overture in Eb major, Op. 49), popularly known as the 1812 Overture or the Overture of 1812, is an overture written by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1880 to commemorate Russia's defense of its motherland against Napoleon's invading Grande Armée in 1812.




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