Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky

TchaikovskyPyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (May 7 1840 – November 6 1893) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. While not part of the nationalistic music group known as "The Five", Tchaikovsky wrote music which, in the opinion of Harold Schonberg, was distinctly Russian: plangent, introspective, with modally-inflected melody and harmony.

Aesthetically, Tchaikovsky remained open to all aspects of Saint Petersburg musical life. He was impressed by Serov and Balakirev as well as the classical values upheld by the conservatory. Both the progressive and conservative camps in Russian music at the time attempted to win him over. Tchaikovsky charted his compositional course between these two factions, retaining his individuality as a composer as well as his Russian identity. In this he was influenced by the ideals of his teacher Nikolai Rubinstein and Nikolai's brother Anton.

Tchaikovsky's musical cosmopolitanism led him to be favored by many Russian music-lovers over the "Russian" harmonies and styles of Mussorgsky, Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov.

Nonetheless he frequently adapted Russian traditional melodies and dance forms in his music, which enhanced his success in his home country. The success in St. Petersburg at the premiere of his Third Orchestral Suite may have been due in large part to his concluding the work with a polonaise. He also used a polonaise for the final movement of his Third Symphony.

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Total 491 sheet(s) found, listing between 0 - 20.
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The Dance of Cygnets staufway (6)
1338d ago
2 Piano Original
June Barcarolle pattiq22 (192)
1507d ago
5 Piano Transcription
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto en D Major btehr1213 (1)
1761d ago
28 Violin Original
sentimental walts budiyuwono (2)
2000d ago
5 Cello Transcription
Cherubim Hymm (English) kobyb (5)
2375d ago
7 Vocal Original
waltz of the flowers jakry (27)
2454d ago
4 Piano Transcription
Legend dgrim1 (5)
2469d ago
2 Cello, Bass Transcription
Swan Lake rachbuxton1 (3)
2483d ago
2 Piano, Vocal Other
Uzh polnoch blizitsya... Akh! istomilas ya gorem Die_Kaiserin (8)
2488d ago
6 Vocal Original
Garland Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty trickle (47)
2598d ago
1 Flute Other
Overture Miniature from the Nutcracker Suite trickle (47)
2598d ago
2 Flute Other
1812 Overture2 trickle (47)
2598d ago
2 Flute Other
June (Barcarolle) trickle (47)
2599d ago
2 Flute Other
Chanson Triste trickle (47)
2599d ago
1 Flute Other
Swan Theme from Swan Lake (solo) trickle (47)
2599d ago
1 Flute Original
Slipping beauty niloo (10)
2623d ago
1 Flute Original
SwanLake(Cello) amirkia (8)
2693d ago
3 Piano, Cello Original
Album for the young pianissimo13 (4)
2710d ago
31 Piano Original
Serenade in C for Strings Op. 48 rudymartin (20)
2729d ago
21 Cello, Violin, Viola, Bass Transcription
Nocturno no. 4 op. 19 black666 (15)
2729d ago
2 Cello Other