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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Some composers in Tchaikovsky's day didn't think his music sounded "Russian" enough, but Tchaikovsky was Russian through and through. Tchaikovsky wrote symphonies, operas, songs, chamber music -- and of course, several wonderful ballets.

Music heard in this episode:

Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, fourth movement
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite : Russian Dance

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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This Week's Quiz

What country was Tchaikovsky from?

 Germany

 Russia

 Italy

 Poland

Tchaikovsky had a patron who gave him money but whom he never met.

 True

 False

The music pieces that Tchaikovsky is best known for are his

 operas

 symphonies

 ballets

 concertos

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Some composers in Tchaikovsky's day didn't think his music sounded "Russian" enough, but Tchaikovsky was Russian through and through. Tchaikovsky wrote symphonies, operas, songs, chamber music -- and of course, several wonderful ballets.

Music heard in this episode:

Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, fourth movement
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite : Russian Dance

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What country was Tchaikovsky from?

 Germany

 Russia

 Italy

 Poland

Tchaikovsky had a patron who gave him money but whom he never met.

 True

 False

The music pieces that Tchaikovsky is best known for are his

 operas

 symphonies

 ballets

 concertos

 

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