Scored for four-part male chorus (TTBB) with solo piano.
Movements and Duration
There is one movement: Moderato (D major, 13 bars), lasting 2 to 3 minutes in performance.
No information survives concerning the composition of this work, which probably dates from its year of publication (1874).
Gaudeamus igitur was included in volume 60 of Tchaikovsky's Complete Collected Works (1971), edited by Georgy Kirkor.
Notes and References
- These initials were often used as a nom-de-plume by Tchaikovsky when writing his music-review articles.