Tchaikovsky's 1812 (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Future Vision Multimedia - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Tchaikovsky's 1812
Product ID 37798-88111
Product UPC 737798881114
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Future Vision Multimedia
Category(s) Music, Music History, Classical Music
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Tap the podium for attention, lift the baton... and then begin. The orchestra opens on a solemn note and then comes to life as the strains of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture crescendo from your computer. The clarity of the brass, the booming sounds of the tympani and cannons make you feel as if you are there! Experience music as you never have before. Open a new world of understanding and music appreciation! With the click of a mouse, it's yours to explore...

See how an orchestra is organized and click on the different sections to learn about specific instruments.

Sit back and listen to each instrument being played! Video clips demonstrate the instrument in action.

This musical voyage will help you gain an in-depth understanding of classical music. Tchaikovsky's 1812- The Multimedia Festival Overture can also be enjoyed as an audio CD, playable on any audio CD player!

With the click of a mouse, you can listen to any section. Detailed commentary is also included.

Explore the overture in detail by following the score of each section as it is played.

Tchaikovsky's life comes alive as you follow his biographical timeline. Learn about the people and events that influenced him and shaped his music.

Three multimedia games are included to test the whole family's knowledge of classical music.

  • Play the Tune.
  • Match the Tune.
  • Tune on Trivia.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-25
Required RAM 4MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend RAM 8MB
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.1
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 4MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend RAM 8MB
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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