Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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1840-05-07
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Biography (Wikipedia)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ( chy-KOF-skee; Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский, Pyótr Ilʹyích Chaykóvskiy, (listen); 7 May 1840 [O.S. 25 April] – 6 November [O.S. 25 October] 1893) was a Russian composer of the romantic period, whose works are among the most popular music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, bolstered by his appearances as a guest conductor in Europe and the United States. He 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 for forming a composite style, and it caused personal antipathies that dented Tchaikovsky's self-confidence. Russian culture exhibited a split personality, with its native and adopted elements having drifted apart increasingly since the time of Peter the Great. This resulted in uncertainty among the intelligentsia about the country's national identity—an ambiguity...

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Performances & Interviews


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Tracks

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major

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P TCHAIKOVSKY, Kyung-wha Chung & London Symphony Orchestra
First movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major
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First movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major
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Wojewode, symphonic ballad, Op 78
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Wojewode, symphonic ballad, Op 78
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Oh Maria, Maria! (Mazeppa)
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Oh Maria, Maria! (Mazeppa)
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Andante cantabile (String Quartet no.1 in D major Op.11)
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Andante cantabile (String Quartet no.1 in D major Op.11)
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Quartet for strings No 1 in D major Op 11
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Quartet for strings No 1 in D major Op 11
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3 Characteristic Pieces
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3 Characteristic Pieces
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Valse-Scherzo in C major, Op 34
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Valse-Scherzo in C major, Op 34
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Eugene Onegin, Op 24 (Introduction & waltz)
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Eugene Onegin, Op 24 (Introduction & waltz)
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Eugene Onegin - Letter Scene
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Eugene Onegin - Letter Scene
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Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Op 23 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor Op 23 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony no 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'
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Symphony no 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'
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Pezzo Capriccioso
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Pezzo Capriccioso
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Pezzo capriccioso, arr. for cello and piano
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Pezzo capriccioso, arr. for cello and piano
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Manfred Symphony, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
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Manfred Symphony, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
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The Sleeping Beauty
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The Sleeping Beauty
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Symphony No.6, Op.74 'Pathetique' (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No.6, Op.74 'Pathetique' (2nd mvt)
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Orchestral Suite No. 4, 'Mozartiana'
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Orchestral Suite No. 4, 'Mozartiana'
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String Quartet No.3 in E flat major, Op.30, 2nd movement: Scherzo and Trio
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String Quartet No.3 in E flat major, Op.30, 2nd movement: Scherzo and Trio
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Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)
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Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)
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Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 'Pathetique'
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Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 'Pathetique'
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Nutcracker Suite: "Intermezzo"
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Nutcracker Suite: "Intermezzo"
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Waltz of the Flowers (The Nutcracker)
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Waltz of the Flowers (The Nutcracker)
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The Nutcracker, Op. 71 TH. 14: Act II no. 13: Waltz of the Flowers
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The Nutcracker, Op. 71 TH. 14: Act II no. 13: Waltz of the Flowers
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1812 Overture, Op 49
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1812 Overture, Op 49
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Violin concerto In D Major, Op.35, 3rd movement (arr. for accordion)
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Violin concerto In D Major, Op.35, 3rd movement (arr. for accordion)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35; III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35; III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major Op. 44 ii) Andante non troppo
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major Op. 44 ii) Andante non troppo
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Suite no. 4 (Op.61) in G major "Mozartiana"
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Suite no. 4 (Op.61) in G major "Mozartiana"

Suite no. 4 (Op.61) in G major "Mozartiana"

Orchestra
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Lukasz Borowicz
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Andante Cantabile (String Quartet, Op 11)
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Andante Cantabile (String Quartet, Op 11)
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Souvenir de Florence, Op.70: (4th mvt)
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Souvenir de Florence, Op.70: (4th mvt)
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Waltz (Eugene Onegin)
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Waltz (Eugene Onegin)
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3 Pieces for piano
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3 Pieces for piano
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The Nutcracker (Dance of the Mirlitons)
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The Nutcracker (Dance of the Mirlitons)
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Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy; Trepak Russian Dance (The Nutcracker)
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Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy; Trepak Russian Dance (The Nutcracker)
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Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36; 4th mvt - Finale, Allegro con fuoco
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Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36; 4th mvt - Finale, Allegro con fuoco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Polonaise (Eugene Onegin)
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Polonaise (Eugene Onegin)
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Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Op 66
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Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Op 66
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Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op 74 "Pathétique" IV Finale. Adagio Lamentoso- Andan
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Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op 74 "Pathétique" IV Finale. Adagio Lamentoso- Andan
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Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' (3rd mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Rose Adagio (The Sleeping Beauty)
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Rose Adagio (The Sleeping Beauty)
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Symphony no.1 (Op.13) in G Minor "Winter daydreams", 3rd mvmt; Scherzo
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Symphony no.1 (Op.13) in G Minor "Winter daydreams", 3rd mvmt; Scherzo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Suite for Orchestra No. 2 in C Major, Op. 53, TH 32: II. Valse. Moderato. Tempo
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Suite for Orchestra No. 2 in C Major, Op. 53, TH 32: II. Valse. Moderato. Tempo
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Piano concerto no 1
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Piano concerto no 1
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Six Pieces, Op 19
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Six Pieces, Op 19
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 59: Relaxed Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-08-27T03:17:19
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Proms 2018: Prom 59: Relaxed Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 59: Relaxed Prom

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Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T03:17:19
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
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29
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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