Valse-scherzo No. 1

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Valse-scherzo No. 1 in A major

Op. 7, TH129

About this work...

Not to be confused with Tchaikovsky's Valse-Scherzo in C major for violin and orchestra, this tiny piece begins with rippling material that seems like a fragmented version of Chopin's "Minute" Waltz. It works up a fair amount of energy before suddenly lurching into a dark middle section, constructed of rocking, highly ... read more