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Piano Concerto No.1 in Bb minor Op 23 1st movement Tchaikovsky Help Opus Details
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The stunning opening features french horns introducing the sweeping tune of the 1st theme, accompanied by big orchestral chords. Then the piano takes over with huge, magnificent chords, followed two bars later by the sweeping theme again, this time played by the violins and cellos.
Category: Concerto Orchestra Featuring Piano Romantic Period
Time Signature 3 /4 Key Signature   Bb Minor Play MP3 using player below.

1    Grand opening of piano concerto no 1, with first theme suggested on french horns, backed by orchestral chords, followed by main 1st theme on violins and cellos, backed by huge piano chords.

2    Second theme, on clarinets, then picked up by the piano.

3    Third theme on strings, with brief piano episodes.

4    Repeat of 2nd theme, this time on flutes, with piano arpeggios.
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