Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Philip Ross Bullock
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219 pages

From his popular ballets and operas, such as Swan lake and Eugene Onegin, to his acclaimed orchestral works, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky left an indelible impression on classical music. Drawing extensively on the composer's uncensored letters and diaries, this critical biography explores Tchaikovsky's central place within the artistic culture of nineteenth-century Russia and reveals how he became a figure of international renown.

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Work Description

From his popular ballets and operas, such as Swan lake and Eugene Onegin, to his acclaimed orchestral works, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky left an indelible impression on classical music. Drawing extensively on the composer's uncensored letters and diaries, this critical biography explores Tchaikovsky's central place within the artistic culture of nineteenth-century Russia and reveals how he became a figure of international renown.

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

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Edition Description

From his popular ballets and operas, such as Swan lake and Eugene Onegin, to his acclaimed orchestral works, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky left an indelible impression on classical music. Drawing extensively on the composer's uncensored letters and diaries, this critical biography explores Tchaikovsky's central place within the artistic culture of nineteenth-century Russia and reveals how he became a figure of international renown.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 'The intimate world of my feelings and thoughts'
'I will make something of myself'
'The only hope for our musical future'
'For the sake of qu'en-dira-t-on'
'I am a free man'
'Where is my home to be?'
Conclusion. 'Some kind of banal, stupid joke.'

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-213) and discography (pages 214-217).

Series
Critical lives, Critical lives (London, England)

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
780.92
Library of Congress
ML410.C4 B85 2016, ML410.C4

The Physical Object

Pagination
219 pages
Number of pages
219

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27224332M
ISBN 10
1780236549
ISBN 13
9781780236544
OCLC/WorldCat
932385370

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