Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4
Year of arrangement: 2020
Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Instrumentation: 1[/pic] 1 1 1 – 2 1 1 0 – tmp, 2perc (ad lib), str (min. 1 1 1 1 1)
Written for individual woodwinds, a small brass section, timpanist, percussionist and a small string section, this new reduction enables chamber ensembles to explore Tchaikovsky's masterpiece.
• Strings: this arrangement can be performed with a quintet up to a full chamber orchestra section. Suggested string size is approx. 4 4 3 2 1
• Percussion: this arrangement requires a cymbal/triangle player for the final movement only. There is an optional 2nd percussion part for bass drum (or bass drum with cymbal attachment). It can also be played without percussion