Tscaïkowski: Álbum para la Juventud - Edición Ibérica (p. 8-20) Barcelona: Boileau, N. 86, . (c. 950). later printing (c. 980). Tchaikovsky: Selected Pieces for the Pianoforte in Two Volumes New York: G. Schirmer, (1896).
The Children's Album (Детский альбом), Op. 39 (TH 141 ; ČW 150 to 173), subtitled "24 simple pieces à la Schumann", is a cycle of 24 piano pieces composed between May and July 1878. The 24 pieces are very short, and a complete performance lasts only around 30 minutes : Morning Prayer (Утренная молитва)Andante (G major, 24 bars). Winter Morning (Зимнее утро)Allegro (B minor, 64 bars). Playing Hobby-Horses (Игра в лошадки)Presto (D major, 72 bars). Mama (Мама)Moderato (G major, 36 bars).
We don‘t have an album for this track yet. View all albums by this artist. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильич Чайковский)(7th May 1840-6th November 1893; Old Style 25th April 1840–25th October 1893) was a Russian composer. View full artist profile.
Tchaikovsky: Piano Music, Vol. 2 Oxana Yablonskaya. Listen on Apple Music. Tchaikovsky: Children's Album & The Seasons. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 & Piano Concerto No. 2. 2002.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky wrote his Children's Album, a series of short pieces of piano solo, in 1878, and published in the same year through P. Jurgenson, dedicating the work to Vladimir Davydov (1871-1906), his nephew and lover. The work, named Op. 39 is in 24 short movements, the longest lasting a mere 85 bars. The whole set takes about 28 minutes to perform.
Tchaikovsky: Children's Album Op39; Piano Sonata in G Op37. Tchaikovsky: Children's Album; Schumann: Album fur die Jugend. 140. Tchaikovsky: Grande Sonate; Album pour enfants; Dumka.
Though Tchaikovsky himself was only a competent pianist not a virtuoso, he enjoyed writing for the instrument throughout his life. On this recording of complete piano works you can sample all 122 separate titles for solo piano plus the 50 Russian folksongs he arranged early in his career for piano duet (most last well under a minute)