Question by followyourdream100: What instruments are used in ‘Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture’?
What all the names of ALL the instruments used in ‘Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture’?
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Answer by x_RadiantEclipse_x
The 1812 Overture is scored for an orchestra made up of piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 cornets in B flat, 2 trumpets in E flat, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, carillon (sometimes played on tubular bells), cannon (sometimes either recorded cannons, or played on either a bass drum or tam-tam in indoor performances), strings, and an optional brass band. In some indoor performances, the optional brass band part must be played on an organ.
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