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  1. Identifying Classical Music
    it will be so thankful if there is score too.
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    i won't be able to fall asleep with this composition. i like bach's goldberg variations and chopin's compilation of sleep music. Also do somebody of you have a big compilation of sleep music? I ve heard some compilations on youtube but there s the same compositions in every video. maybe i you...
  3. Blog
    Before I start, just a quick word on repeats. I really don't give a hoot whether ensembles take repeats in this quartet (some people take exception in the last movement as they feel it then becomes unbalanced but it doesn't bother me one way or the other). With that elephant in the room...
  4. Keyboard Instruments
    There are a number of recordings for the piano reduction of the three Tchaikovsky ballet suites. Ones I have listened to or sampled include (all of them are for four hands): Aurora Duo, Naxos: SL (arr. Langer), SB (arr. Rachmaninov), NC (arr. Esipoff) Argerich and Economou, DG: NC (arr...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    My favourite traditional Christmas music is Dance of the sugar plum fairy by Tchaikovsky
  6. Ballet
    The 22nd to 82nd video in this playlist are supposed to cover the entire ballet, but I'm not sure that it's all there, as it's mostly cut when performed. Wikipedia lists all of the pieces here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sleeping_Beauty_(ballet)#Structure Can anybody tell me if anything...
  7. Opera
    I am new to this site, so sorry if this is not quite the right way to post this inquiry, but i was wondering about opinions on the best available (or otherwise known) production of Onegin, say post 1985.
  8. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    I have always avoided Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony because I heard mostly negative opinions about this symphony. Also it seems to be performed very rarely. Now I heard it and liked it very much! Of course, it is not that substantial and brilliant like his Sixth but still very enjoyable. What...
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    Not sure if this should be posted in the Theory forum or not, but I figured more might see it here. Anyways, I was just curious if anyone has read either one of these, and what their take on it was. (Not it's Rimsky-Korsakov's "Practical Manual of Harmony," not "Principles of Orchestration")...
  10. Classical Music Discussion
    I wanted to share with you Tchaikovsky's Symphony Number 6, called "Pathetique" (which translates from Russian as "passionate"). It was Tchaikovsky's last symphony. He conducted its premier just nine days before his death in 1893. He was 53 years old. To understand this symphony, we have to...
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    Am I the only one who has noticed some major similarities between these two at times? When I first got into Classical Music Tchaikovsky was my favorite composer for the longest time, and I tried so hard and long to find someone with a similar writing style that I eventually just gave up. I then...
  12. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi everyone, first time poster. I was wondering if anyone could help me out. I'm looking for an an lysis of Tchaikovsky's fourth symphony, specifically the first movement. Even a breakdown on when the development and recap start. Thank you very much, any help would be appreciated.
  13. Orchestral Music
    A continuation of the Saturday Symphonies Tradition: Welcome to another weekend of symphonic listening! For your listening pleasure this weekend: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58 1. Lento lugubre 2. Vivace con spirito 3. Andante con moto 4. Allegro...
  14. Classical Music Discussion
    Tchaikovsky Sym. #7 (Semyon Bogatyrev): Any of you listen to this very much? I became used to the Ormandy/Philadelphia record when it first came out and still prefer it. I spin it a few times per year.
  15. Classical Music Discussion
    Two similarly themed composition from two great composers (Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, of course). Both tell the story of a battle, both have cannons and national anthems and a lenght around 15 minutes. Which one do you think is the better? For reference here is a recording of the Beethoven...
  16. Recorded Music and Publications
    Sorry if this is old news. It isn't perfect Tchaikovsky, but it is pretty darn amazing.
  17. Classical Music Discussion
    Ever have one of those big-name composers whom you've heard of, and heard a piece or two of, yet you never really explored their music? As ashamed to admit it as I am, for me that composer was Elgar. It wasn't until recently that I really dove in to his musical output, and after hearing several...
  18. Opera
    imo Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda Verdi: Attila Rossini: Maometto Secondo Tchaikovsky: The Maid of Orleans clips welcome =)
  19. Solved Cases (archive)
    I have heard this cue in a film, and while much of it had in fact library (not classical) music; there were indeed brief fragments of classical works scattered througout. This particular fragment I recall playing somewhere else, and once I was told it sounded like a Tchaikovsky symphony, but no...
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