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
Waltz of the Flowers arr Ellington (The Nutcracker)
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Waltz of the Flowers arr Ellington (The Nutcracker)

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tomsky's Aria, The Queen of Spades
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Tomsky's Aria, The Queen of Spades
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Eugene Onegin (Act 2: Waltz)
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Eugene Onegin (Act 2: Waltz)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony no.5 in E minor Op.64 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony no.5 in E minor Op.64 (2nd mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1812 Overture Finale
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1812 Overture Finale
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The Sleeping Beauty Suite (Waltz)
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The Sleeping Beauty Suite (Waltz)
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9 Sacred Pieces, TH 78: No. 1, Cherubic Hymn No. 1 in F Major
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9 Sacred Pieces, TH 78: No. 1, Cherubic Hymn No. 1 in F Major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Serenade in C Major, Op.48 (4th mvt)
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Serenade in C Major, Op.48 (4th mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
'Tis not the cuckoo in the damp pinewood
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'Tis not the cuckoo in the damp pinewood
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The Nutcracker Suite (Miniature Overture)
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The Nutcracker Suite (Miniature Overture)
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Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41, TH 75 (Concert Version): No. 14, Praise
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Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41, TH 75 (Concert Version): No. 14, Praise
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41, TH 75 (Concert Version): No. 13, Our Father
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Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41, TH 75 (Concert Version): No. 13, Our Father
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Suite No.4 in G major, Op 61, 'Mozartiana'
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Suite No.4 in G major, Op 61, 'Mozartiana'
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Serenade for Strings, Op.48 (1st mvt)
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Serenade for Strings, Op.48 (1st mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
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The Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
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Chocolate (Spanish Dance) - The Nutcracker, Op 71
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Chocolate (Spanish Dance) - The Nutcracker, Op 71
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The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a (Dance of the Reed-Pipes)
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The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a (Dance of the Reed-Pipes)
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3 Pieces for piano
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3 Pieces for piano
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Piano Trio in A minor 'Patetica', Op 50 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Trio in A minor 'Patetica', Op 50 (2nd mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, III. Allegro con fuoco
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Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, III. Allegro con fuoco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Cherubim's Song, No. 3 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces' (encore)
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Cherubim's Song, No. 3 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces' (encore)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1. Blessed are They Whom Thou Hast Chosen, No. 7 from Nine 'Sacred Pieces'
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1. Blessed are They Whom Thou Hast Chosen, No. 7 from Nine 'Sacred Pieces'
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1. Our Father, No. 6 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces';
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1. Our Father, No. 6 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces';
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1. The Golden Cloud Did Sleep;
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1. The Golden Cloud Did Sleep;

1. The Golden Cloud Did Sleep;

Choir
Croatian Radio and Television Chorus
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1. Cherubim's Song, No. 3 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces'
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1. Cherubim's Song, No. 3 from 'Nine Sacred Pieces'
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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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The Seasons Op.37b: November (In the troika)
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The Seasons Op.37b: November (In the troika)
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Symphony no. 5 in E minor Op.64
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Symphony no. 5 in E minor Op.64
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Elegy for String Orchestra
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Elegy for String Orchestra
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Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia
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Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major
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Violin Concerto in D major
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6 Pieces Op.51 for piano; no. 6 Valse sentimentale (Tempo di valse)
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6 Pieces Op.51 for piano; no. 6 Valse sentimentale (Tempo di valse)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Violin Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 6 in B minor "Pathetique"
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Symphony No 6 in B minor "Pathetique"
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Variations on a Rococo Theme (Variation 7 & Coda)
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Variations on a Rococo Theme (Variation 7 & Coda)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Sleeping Beauty (Waltz)
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The Sleeping Beauty (Waltz)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 1 in G minor 'Winter Daydreams'
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Symphony No 1 in G minor 'Winter Daydreams'
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Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17 (2nd mvt)
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Capriccio italien, Op 45
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Capriccio italien, Op 45
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Valse-Scherzo, Op.34
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Valse-Scherzo, Op.34
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Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 'Pathetique' - ii. Allegro con Grazia
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Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 'Pathetique' - ii. Allegro con Grazia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17 (Little Russian) III. Scherzo
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Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17 (Little Russian) III. Scherzo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1
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Piano Concerto No. 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
String Quartet no 1 in D, Op.11 (3rd mvt)
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String Quartet no 1 in D, Op.11 (3rd mvt)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante Op 32
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Francesca da Rimini - symphonic fantasia after Dante Op 32
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
6 Romances Op.25 No.2 - Kak nad goryachyeyio zoloi
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6 Romances Op.25 No.2 - Kak nad goryachyeyio zoloi
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin)
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Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3 Characteristic Pieces
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3 Characteristic Pieces
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Serenade for Strings, Op 48 (2nd mvt)
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Serenade for Strings, Op 48 (2nd mvt)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 59: Relaxed Prom
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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
2018-07-29T12:28:48
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Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

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Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T12:28:48
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Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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