Sweet Dreams, Op. 39, No. 21
Douce Rêverie - Album for the Young
This charming piece Sweet Dreams, Op. 39, No. 21 is the twenty-first of 24 pieces in Tchaikovsky's Album for the Young.
Tchaikovsky's Sweet Dreams is written in the key of C Major.
It is appropriate for Grade 5 piano students.
This short piece Sweet Dreams by Tchaikovsky can be qualified as impressionnist music as it suggests a vaporous, dreamy atmosphere.
It features an A-B-A musical form :
- Section A (measures 1 to 16) : this section is calm and peaceful
- Section B (measures 17 to 32) : this central section is restless and agitated
- Section A (measures 33 to 48) : the first section returns with its quiet character
Duration : 02:15
Source : Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Album for the Young [Detskii Albom], Op. 39 (Moscow : P. Jurgenson, 1878).
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