Life and Works - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Life and Works - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Naxos

Catalogue No:

8558036-39
(8.558036-39)

Discs:

4

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0636943803622

Length:

4 hours 9 minutes

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Life and Works - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Jeremy Siepmann (narrator) & Malcolm Sinclair (actor)

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Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky : Life and Works

Tchaikovsky in early childhood

Music: Glinka: Overture to A Life for the Tsar

Enforced separation from his mother

Music: Tchaikovsky: Dumka, Op. 59

Death of his mother

Music: Rêverie du Soir

Early manhood: the spendthrift civil servant

Music: Minuet from Mozartiana

Dismissive opinions of other composers

Music: The Storm

Journey to a breakdown

Music: First Symphony

Abortive engagement

The advent of Balakirev

Music: Romeo and Juliet

Travels and a wounded friendship

Music: First Piano Concerto

Reforming the Ballet

Music: the Rose Adagio from The Sleeping Beauty

Bizet's Carmen has a major effect on Tchaikovsky's music

Music: Francesca da Rimini

A compositional paradox

Music: Rococo Variations

The struggle of despair and hope; he decides to marry

Music: The Tempest

The advent of Nadezhda von Meck

Music: The Sleeping Beauty Waltz

The desastrous road to matrimony

Music: Romeo and Juliet

Marriage, trauma, and a fairy tale annuity

Letter to Mme von Meck

Music: Romeo and Juliet

Recovery and creativity

Music: Fourth Symphony

The creation of his favourite opera

Music: Lensky's aria from Eugene Onegin

The return to compositional health

Music: Violin Concerto in D

He experiences distressing relapses

Music: Capriccio Italien

Psychological disturbances and a long fallow period

Music: Piano Trio in A minor

Sufferings for Mme von Meck; he decides to settle down

Music: Manfred Symphony

Conducting tours and domestic bliss

Music: Fifth Symphony

More conducting tours, and a working holiday in Italy

Music: Souvenir de Florence

The rift with Mme von Meck

Music: Sixth Symphony (second movement)

His obsession with 'Bob' Davydov; adventures in America

Music: Fifth Symphony

Further America adventures

A trip to Niagara

Music: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker)

A darker episode

Music: Voyevode

Portrait of a conductor

A hero's return

Music: Sixth Symphony

The mystery surrounding his death

Music: First Piano Concerto

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