Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : Theme from the 1812 Overture



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About 'Theme from the 1812 Overture'



Artist:
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (biography)
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.
Composed:1880
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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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