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What is the 1812 Overture?

The 1812 Overture is a symphonic work by Tchaikovsky, written in 1880, commemorating the Russian victory over the French at the Battle of Borodino.
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What was overture about?

  An overture is a fairly short piece of music used to introduce an opera. Overtures have also been written to be played as part of concerts.
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What is a Musical Overture?

An overture is a work that introduces a larger work, usually an opera. In the Baroque period composers such as JS Bach wrote overtures for their suites. In the Classical perio (MORE)

What is the difference between concert overture and overture?

An overture is an instrumental work for orchestra which was originally always composed as the introduction or prelude to an opera, ballet, or stage play. Well-known examples a (MORE)
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What are sexual overtures?

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What is the 1812 overture about?

It's about the Battle of Borodino, which was Russia's victory over Napoleon. The piece is NOT about the British-American War of 1812.
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