Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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1840-05-07
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский; tr. Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky; 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893), often anglicised as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a ...

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский; tr. Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky; 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893), often anglicised as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of the Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy. Some of these are among the most popular theatrical music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, which he bolstered with appearances as a guest conductor later in his career in Europe and the United States. One of these appearances was at the inaugural concert of Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1891. Tchaikovsky was honored in 1884 by Emperor Alexander III, and awarded a lifetime pension.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
String Quartet no.1 in D major, Op.11
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String Quartet no.1 in D major, Op.11 String Quartet no.1 in D major, Op.11 String Quartet no.1 in D major, Op.11 String Quartet no.1 in D major, Op.11
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Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Pas de deux
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Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Pas de deux Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Pas de deux Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Pas de deux Sleeping Beauty: Bluebird Pas de deux
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Swan Lake, Act 2 (Spanish Dance; Neapolitan Dance; Hungarian Dance; Mazurka)
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Swan Lake, Act 2 (Spanish Dance; Neapolitan Dance; Hungarian Dance; Mazurka) Swan Lake, Act 2 (Spanish Dance; Neapolitan Dance; Hungarian Dance; Mazurka) Swan Lake, Act 2 (Spanish Dance; Neapolitan Dance; Hungarian Dance; Mazurka) Swan Lake, Act 2 (Spanish Dance; Neapolitan Dance; Hungarian Dance; Mazurka)
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Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Op.42), no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso)
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Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Op.42), no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso) Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Op.42), no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso) Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Op.42), no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso) Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Op.42), no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso)
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The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no 6: The Waltz
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The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no 6: The Waltz The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no 6: The Waltz The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no 6: The Waltz The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no 6: The Waltz
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The Nutcracker - Suite Op.71a - no.1; Miniature overture - no.2a; - no.2b; - no.2c; - no.2d; no.2e; -no.2f; no.3;
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The Nutcracker - Suite Op.71a - no.1; Miniature overture - no.2a; - no.2b; - no.2c; - no.2d; no.2e; -no.2f; no.3; The Nutcracker - Suite Op.71a - no.1; Miniature overture - no.2a; - no.2b; - no.2c; - no.2d; no.2e; -no.2f; no.3; The Nutcracker - Suite Op.71a - no.1; Miniature overture - no.2a; - no.2b; - no.2c; - no.2d; no.2e; -no.2f; no.3; The Nutcracker - Suite Op.71a - no.1; Miniature overture - no.2a; - no.2b; - no.2c; - no.2d; no.2e; -no.2f; no.3;
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The Queen Of Spades [pikovaya Dama] - Opera In 3 Acts Op.68 -Act 1, sc.1; Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu (Herman's Arioso)
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The Queen Of Spades [pikovaya Dama] - Opera In 3 Acts Op.68 -Act 1, sc.1; Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu (Herman's Arioso) The Queen Of Spades [pikovaya Dama] - Opera In 3 Acts Op.68 -Act 1, sc.1; Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu (Herman's Arioso) The Queen Of Spades [pikovaya Dama] - Opera In 3 Acts Op.68 -Act 1, sc.1; Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu (Herman's Arioso) The Queen Of Spades [pikovaya Dama] - Opera In 3 Acts Op.68 -Act 1, sc.1; Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu (Herman's Arioso)
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Souvenir De Florence Op.70 For String Sextet - 4th movement; Allegro vivace
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Souvenir De Florence Op.70 For String Sextet - 4th movement; Allegro vivace Souvenir De Florence Op.70 For String Sextet - 4th movement; Allegro vivace Souvenir De Florence Op.70 For String Sextet - 4th movement; Allegro vivace Souvenir De Florence Op.70 For String Sextet - 4th movement; Allegro vivace
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Album pour enfants - 24 pieces faciles..Op.39 for piano: no.4; Maman [Mama]
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Album pour enfants - 24 pieces faciles..Op.39 for piano: no.4; Maman [Mama] Album pour enfants - 24 pieces faciles..Op.39 for piano: no.4; Maman [Mama] Album pour enfants - 24 pieces faciles..Op.39 for piano: no.4; Maman [Mama] Album pour enfants - 24 pieces faciles..Op.39 for piano: no.4; Maman [Mama]
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Concerto In D Major Op.35 For Violin And Orchestra - 2nd movement; Canzonetta (Andante)
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Concerto In D Major Op.35 For Violin And Orchestra - 2nd movement; Canzonetta (Andante) Concerto In D Major Op.35 For Violin And Orchestra - 2nd movement; Canzonetta (Andante) Concerto In D Major Op.35 For Violin And Orchestra - 2nd movement; Canzonetta (Andante) Concerto In D Major Op.35 For Violin And Orchestra - 2nd movement; Canzonetta (Andante)
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Eugene Onegin - Lyric Scenes In 3 Acts Op.24 - Act 2 sc.2; Kuda, kuda vi udalilis[Lensky's aria (farewell)]
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Eugene Onegin - Lyric Scenes In 3 Acts Op.24 - Act 2 sc.2; Kuda, kuda vi udalilis[Lensky's aria (farewell)] Eugene Onegin - Lyric Scenes In 3 Acts Op.24 - Act 2 sc.2; Kuda, kuda vi udalilis[Lensky's aria (farewell)] Eugene Onegin - Lyric Scenes In 3 Acts Op.24 - Act 2 sc.2; Kuda, kuda vi udalilis[Lensky's aria (farewell)] Eugene Onegin - Lyric Scenes In 3 Acts Op.24 - Act 2 sc.2; Kuda, kuda vi udalilis[Lensky's aria (farewell)]
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Swan Lake - Ballet Op.20 - Act 1, no.2; Waltz [A major]
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Swan Lake - Ballet Op.20 - Act 1, no.2; Waltz [A major] Swan Lake - Ballet Op.20 - Act 1, no.2; Waltz [A major] Swan Lake - Ballet Op.20 - Act 1, no.2; Waltz [A major] Swan Lake - Ballet Op.20 - Act 1, no.2; Waltz [A major]
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1812 Overture Op.49
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1812 Overture Op.49 1812 Overture Op.49 1812 Overture Op.49 1812 Overture Op.49
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Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Op.41 For Chorus [with Piano Ad Lib]
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Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Op.41 For Chorus [with Piano Ad Lib] Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Op.41 For Chorus [with Piano Ad Lib] Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Op.41 For Chorus [with Piano Ad Lib] Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Op.41 For Chorus [with Piano Ad Lib]
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Variations On A Rococo Theme Op.33 For Cello And Orchestra Vers. Standard [7 Va
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Variations On A Rococo Theme Op.33 For Cello And Orchestra Vers. Standard [7 Va Variations On A Rococo Theme Op.33 For Cello And Orchestra Vers. Standard [7 Va Variations On A Rococo Theme Op.33 For Cello And Orchestra Vers. Standard [7 Va Variations On A Rococo Theme Op.33 For Cello And Orchestra Vers. Standard [7 Va
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Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato)
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Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato) Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato) Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato) Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato)
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Quartet No. 1 In D Major Op.11 For Strings -- 1st mvt; Moderato e semplice
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Quartet No. 1 In D Major Op.11 For Strings -- 1st mvt; Moderato e semplice Quartet No. 1 In D Major Op.11 For Strings -- 1st mvt; Moderato e semplice Quartet No. 1 In D Major Op.11 For Strings -- 1st mvt; Moderato e semplice Quartet No. 1 In D Major Op.11 For Strings -- 1st mvt; Moderato e semplice
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50 Russian Folksongs For Piano Duet
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50 Russian Folksongs For Piano Duet 50 Russian Folksongs For Piano Duet 50 Russian Folksongs For Piano Duet 50 Russian Folksongs For Piano Duet
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The Storm [groza] - Overture Op.76
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The Storm [groza] - Overture Op.76 The Storm [groza] - Overture Op.76 The Storm [groza] - Overture Op.76 The Storm [groza] - Overture Op.76
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The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no.8; Pas d'action
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The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no.8; Pas d'action The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no.8; Pas d'action The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no.8; Pas d'action The Sleeping Beauty - Ballet Op.66 - Act 1, no.8; Pas d'action
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Eugene Onegin (Act 1): Ah Tanya, Tanya
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Eugene Onegin (Act 1): Ah Tanya, Tanya Eugene Onegin (Act 1): Ah Tanya, Tanya Eugene Onegin (Act 1): Ah Tanya, Tanya Eugene Onegin (Act 1): Ah Tanya, Tanya
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Eugene Onegin - Gremin's Aria
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Eugene Onegin - Gremin's Aria Eugene Onegin - Gremin's Aria Eugene Onegin - Gremin's Aria Eugene Onegin - Gremin's Aria
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Slavonic March in B flat minor (Op.31) 'March Slave'
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Slavonic March in B flat minor (Op.31) 'March Slave' Slavonic March in B flat minor (Op.31) 'March Slave' Slavonic March in B flat minor (Op.31) 'March Slave' Slavonic March in B flat minor (Op.31) 'March Slave'
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Serenade for Strings: Finale (Tema Russo)
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Serenade for Strings: Finale (Tema Russo) Serenade for Strings: Finale (Tema Russo) Serenade for Strings: Finale (Tema Russo) Serenade for Strings: Finale (Tema Russo)
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Mother Gigogne and the clowns from The Nutcracker (Op.71)
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Mother Gigogne and the clowns from The Nutcracker (Op.71) Mother Gigogne and the clowns from The Nutcracker (Op.71) Mother Gigogne and the clowns from The Nutcracker (Op.71) Mother Gigogne and the clowns from The Nutcracker (Op.71)
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Ya li v polye da ne travushka byla - Sred' shumnovo bala - Dyen li tsarit
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Ya li v polye da ne travushka byla - Sred' shumnovo bala - Dyen li tsarit Ya li v polye da ne travushka byla - Sred' shumnovo bala - Dyen li tsarit Ya li v polye da ne travushka byla - Sred' shumnovo bala - Dyen li tsarit Ya li v polye da ne travushka byla - Sred' shumnovo bala - Dyen li tsarit
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The Year 1812 (festival overture in E flat, Op.49)
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The Year 1812 (festival overture in E flat, Op.49) The Year 1812 (festival overture in E flat, Op.49) The Year 1812 (festival overture in E flat, Op.49) The Year 1812 (festival overture in E flat, Op.49)
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3 Songs from Op.6 - Nos.4 to 6
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3 Songs from Op.6 - Nos.4 to 6 3 Songs from Op.6 - Nos.4 to 6 3 Songs from Op.6 - Nos.4 to 6 3 Songs from Op.6 - Nos.4 to 6
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Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36: 3rd movement; Scherzo (Pizzicato ostinato)
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Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36: 3rd movement; Scherzo (Pizzicato ostinato) Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36: 3rd movement; Scherzo (Pizzicato ostinato) Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36: 3rd movement; Scherzo (Pizzicato ostinato) Symphony no. 4 in F minor Op.36: 3rd movement; Scherzo (Pizzicato ostinato)
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Selected Songs
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Selected Songs Selected Songs Selected Songs Selected Songs
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Biography

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский; tr. Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky; 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893), often anglicised as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of the Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy. Some of these are among the most popular theatrical music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, which he bolstered with appearances as a guest conductor later in his career in Europe and the United States. One of these appearances was at the inaugural concert of Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1891. Tchaikovsky was honored in 1884 by Emperor Alexander III, and awarded a lifetime pension.

Although musically precocious, Tchaikovsky was educated for a career as a civil servant. There was scant opportunity for a musical career in Russia at that time, and no system of public music education. When an opportunity for such an education arose, he entered the nascent Saint Petersburg Conservatory, from which he graduated in 1865. The formal Western-oriented teaching he received there set him apart from composers of the contemporary nationalist movement embodied by the Russian composers of The Five, with whom his professional relationship was mixed. Tchaikovsky's training set him on a path to reconcile what he had learned with the native musical practices to which he had been exposed from childhood. From this reconciliation, he forged a personal but unmistakably Russian style—a task that did not prove easy. The principles that governed melody, harmony and other fundamentals of Russian music ran completely counter to those that governed Western European music; this seemed to defeat the potential for using Russian music in large-scale Western composition or from forming a composite style, and it caused personal antipathies that dented Tchaikovsky's...

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