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Piano accompaniment backing tracks

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33


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Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33
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✓ Performance version



Tchaikovsky wrote his 'Rococo Variations' in 1877 for cello and orchestra, and later transcribed it for cello and piano. It consists of a theme in the rococo (classical) style and eight variations, making for a challenging work lasting around twenty minutes in performance.


These piano accompaniment tracks help make practising more effective and enjoyable! They are recorded by a professional accompanist and can help you keep in tune and in time, as you listen to the piano part for this work. Many customers have found them a cost-effective alternative to hiring a pianist in the early stages of learning a new piece, whether that be for an exam, recital, audition or simply for fun!




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Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33

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Bar 22 (Thema): 2 click-beats before cello enters

Bars 101-105 (Variation 3): 12 seconds of silence in piano part, followed by 2 click-beats which signal the re-entry of the piano in Variation 3

Bars 139-142: 14 seconds of silence in piano part during these bars where cello has a solo

Bars 161- 168: 18 seconds of silence in piano part to allow for cello solo

Bar 175 (Variation 4): 2 click-beats indicate pulse of Variation 4 before it starts

Bars 189-194: click-beats indicate the start of these 6 bars where piano is silent. In bar 194 there are two click-beats to indicate the rit

Bars 207-212: click-beats indicate the start of these 6 bars where piano is silent. In bar 212 there are two click-beats

Bars 226-232: 18 seconds of silence in piano part while cello has another solo

Bars 240-242: 7 seconds of silence in piano part to allow for cello solo

Bars 246-256 (Cadenza): 27 seconds of silence in piano part, followed by 2 click-beats to signal the re-entry of the piano

Bars 278-298 (main Cadenza): 10 seconds of silence in piano part to allow for some of this Cadenza, then 2 click-beats indicate re-entry of piano

All repeats included


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