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Donald Macleod on Tchaikovsky's relationship with the Nationalist school of Russian composers

Donald Macleod explores Tchaikovsky's conflicted relationship with the ascendant Nationalist school of Russian composers.

Chant sans paroles (Souvenir de Hapsal)
Viktoria Postnikova, piano

None but the Lonely Heart
Joan Rodgers, soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano

String Quartet no.1
Borodin Quartet

The Snow Maiden, First Song of Lel
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor

Finale: Moderato assai - allegro vivo – presto (Symphony No. 2)
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor

1812 Overture
Berlin Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado, conductor

Producer: Martin Williams for BBC Wales

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Chant sans paroles

    Performer: Viktoria Postnikova.
    • ERATO : 2292--45966-2.
    • ERATO.
    • 5.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    None but the Lonely Heart

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Singer: Joan Rodgers.
    • Hyperion CDA66617.
    • Hyperion.
    • 18.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    String Quartet No 1 in D major (1st and 2nd mvts)

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • TELDEC : 4509-90422-2.
    • TELDEC.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    First Song of Lel (The Snow Maiden)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9324.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Finale (Symphony No 2)

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Deutsche Grammophon : 449 968-2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    1812 Overture

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 453-496-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 4.

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