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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)

2. Doctrine

While Tchaikovsky was not a regular attendee of services, he nonetheless retained a deep affection for the Russian Orthodox church. In his correspondence with his patron and friend Madam von Meck he broached some of the thornier issues associated with an acceptance of Christian faith.

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Playlist

Tchaikovsky: Hymn in Honour of SS Cyril and Methodius (1885)
BBC Singers, Bob Chilcott (conductor)
BBC recording

Tchaikovsky: No 6: Otche Nash (Our father) (9 Sacred Choruses)
Angel vopiyashe ("The Angel Cried out" )
BBC Singers, Bob Chilcott (conductor)
BBC recording

Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, op 41 (excerpts)
No 6: Cherubic Hymn
No 11: Posle slov "Izriadno o presviatey"
No 14: Prichastniy stih (Hvalite Ghospoda)
BBC Singers, Bob Chilcott (conductor)
BBC Recording

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor (2nd movement)
The Moscow Rachmaninov Trio
Track 5 Hyperion CDA 67216

Tchaikovsky: All-Night Vigil, op 52 (excerpts)
No 5: Svete tihiy
No 8: Hvalite imia Ghospodne
No 10: Ot yunosti moyeva
BBC Singers, Bob Chilcott (conductor)
BBC recording

Tchaikovsky: On coming sleep (Na son Gryaduschiy)
BBC Singers, Bob Chilcott (conductor)
BBC Recording




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