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10/02/1878 Peter Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F premieres

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36, was written between 1877 and 1878. Its first performance was at a Russian Musical Society concert in Moscow in 1878, with Nikolai Rubinstein as a conductor. In Middle Europe, it sometimes receives the nickname "Fatum", or "Fate".