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The image was originally done by Andre Gill in 1874. The best information I can find in English about Madame Anastassie says Tchaikovsky composed in A
The image was originally done by Andre Gill in 1874. The best information I can find in English about Madame Anastassie says Tchaikovsky composed in August 1854 in a dacha at Oranienbaum, where the Tchaikovsky family was spending the summer. Dedicated to Anastasiia Petrovna Petrova—governess of the Tchaikovsky children.
Until 1913 this juvenile work by Tchaikovsky was unknown. In connection with the 20th anniversary of the composerâ€™s death, the newspaper The Day (Ð”ÐµÐ½ÑŒ) published a photographic reproduction of the autograph of the waltz, in an article by P. Zaitsev . The newspaper printed the waltz in full. On the title page of the copy book containing the waltz was written: "Anastasie-valse composÃ©e et dediÃ© Ã¡ mademoiselle Anastasie Petroff par Pierre Tschaikovsky. ElÃªve de l'Ã©cole Imperiale des Droit, Le 15 AÃ´ut, le jour de son dÃ©part dâ€™Oranienbaum pour St.-Petersbourg". And below he added: "Expromtum. Anastasie-valse par Pierre Tschaikovsky" .
The manuscript of the waltz belonged to Anastasiia Petrova, who gave it to her pupil, N. P. Al'ferova. The autograph remained in the Al'ferov family, who granted permission for its publication. The present whereabouts of the manuscript are unknown. This is the earliest known of Tchaikovsky's surviving juvenile works. The waltz has not been published independently.
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