Symphonies

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Tchaikovsky completed seven symphonies between 1866 and 1893:

TH ČW Opus Title Key Description Year
24 21 13 Symphony No. 1 G minor "Winter Daydreams" 1866–68
25 22 17 Symphony No. 2 C minor "Little Russian" [unofficial nickname] 1872
26 23 29 Symphony No. 3 D major "Polish" [unofficial nickname] 1875
27 24 36 Symphony No. 4 F minor 1877
28 25 58 Manfred B minor Symphony in four scenes after Byron's dramatic poem 1885
29 26 64 Symphony No. 5 E minor 1888
30 27 74 Symphony No. 6 B minor "Pathétique" 1893

In 1873 he also noted down themes in his diary for a projected Symphony in B-flat major, which were not subsequently developed, and in 1891 and 1892 he made far more substantial sketches for a Symphony in E-flat major, which was abandoned before the orchestration had been completed.