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Tchaikovsky

Author: Roland John Wiley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A giant in the pantheon of 19th century composers, Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From the Nutcracker - arguably the most popular ballet currently on the boards - Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty, to Eugene Onegin and Pique Dame, to the Symphony Pathetique and the always rousing, canon-blasting 1812 Overture - this prolific and beloved composer's works are perennial favorites. Now, John Wiley, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiley, Roland John.
Tchaikovsky.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)636751800
Named Person: Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Pëtr Ilʹič Čajkovskij; Petr Ilʹič Čajkovskij; Petr I Čajkovskij; Pëtr I Čajkovskij
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roland John Wiley
ISBN: 9780195368925 0195368924
OCLC Number: 243960475
Description: xxi, 546 pages, 14 pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tchaikovsky's early years --
Childhood and youth in St. Petersburg --
Civil service (1859-1863) --
Tchaikovsky at the St. Petersburg Conservatory --
Tchaikovsky's first years in Moscow --
Music of the first five years --
Before the fall (1871-1877) --
The music of 1871-1877 --
1877 : the year of Tchaikovsky's marriage --
The music of 1877 --
1878 --
The music of 1878 --
1879-1881 --
The music of 1879-1881 --
1882-1884 --
The music of 1882-1884 --
1885-1888 --
The music of 1885-1888 --
1889-1893 --
The music of 1889-1893 --
The circumstances of Tchaikovsky's death.
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: Roland John Wiley.
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"A giant in the pantheon of 19th century composers, Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From the Nutcracker - arguably the most popular ballet currently on the boards - Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty, to Eugene Onegin and Pique Dame, to the Symphony Pathetique and the always rousing, canon-blasting 1812 Overture - this prolific and beloved composer's works are perennial favorites. Now, John Wiley, a renowned Tchaikovsky scholar, provides a fresh biography aimed in classic Master Musicians style at the student and music lover. Wiley deftly draws on documents from imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet era sources, providing a more balanced look at recent controversies surrounding the marriage, death, and sexuality of the composer. The author dovetails the biographical material with separate chapters that treat the music thoroughly and fully, work-by-work, with more substantial explorations of Tchaikovsky's most familiar compositions. These analyses present new, even iconoclastic perspectives on the music and the composer's intent and expression. Several informative appendices, in the Master Musicians format, include an exhaustive list of works and bibliography."--Jacket.

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This coolly magisterial book...builds up a picture of this profoundly conflicted man, and his wondrous music. * Michael Church, The Independent on Sunday * A dedicated and erudite volume that Read more...

 
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