Tchaikovsky : Overture 1812 (Full, Choral) (Sure, best version ever) - Ashkenazy*




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Published on Jul 9, 2012

Famous and very realistic. The choral contributions are very spectacular and effective. And the cannons are as they should be: not blazing out the music ! This is not cannons with behind them overture 1812.This is 1812 with realistic Cannons!

In this transcription by American conductor Igor Buketoff the following changes and additions were made:
The opening segment, God Preserve Thy People is sung a cappella by a choir.
A children's or women's choir is added to the flute and cor anglais duet rendition of At the Gate, at my Gate.
The orchestra and chorus unite in the climax with a triumphant version of God Preserve Thy People and God Save the Tsar.

See Also: Slavonic March with cannons: :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWuEH...

And see if you will blow away: Overture 1812 with Muskets,extra Cannons & spectacular battles with the same musical performance : Overture 1812 THE MOVIE:

  • Category

  • Song

    • Ouverture solennelle "1812", Op. 49 - Choral Version
  • Artist

    • St.Petersburg Chamber Choir, Leningrad Military Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • UMG (on behalf of Decca); IRICOM, Public Domain Compositions, and 4 Music Rights Societies


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