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Tempest - Fantasy Overture in F Op 18 Tchaikovsky Help Opus Details
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This overture was composed in 1873. Its tempo marking is Andante con moto—Allegro moderato. . Its first performance the same year was conducted by Nikolai Rubinstein. It is based on the play The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Similar in structure to Tchaikovsky's better-known Romeo and Juliet fantasy-overture, it contains themes depicting the stillness of the ship at sea, the grotesque nature of Caliban, and the love between Ferdinand and Miranda. The love music is particularly strong, being reminiscent of the love music from Romeo and Juliet
Category: Overture Orchestra Romantic Period
Time Signature 0 /0 Key Signature   F Minor Play MP3 using player below.

1    After a short chordal intro by woodwinds, strings enter pianissimo

2    French horns enter piano, backed by the continuing string arpeggios.
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