No News From My Dear One

No News From My Dear One (От милого нету вести) (TH 200 ; ČW 321) [1] is a musical joke sent by Tchaikovsky to his nephew Vladimir Davydov in 1893 [2].

The song is written for medium voice with piano accompaniment, with the tempo marking 'Allegretto, ma doloroso' (F major, 13 bars). Tchaikovsky's autograph is preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive (a1, No. 119) [3].

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