We are studying the composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893
He was born in Votkinsk, a town in Russia's Ural Mountains. He was considered a pioneer in many ways: he was the first full-time Russian composer, he combined Western practices with Russian folk song, and he reflected Russian national character in the highest of European standards of quality.
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We'll be studying:
Symphony no 6 in B minor. Op 74 "Pathetique"
YouTube (Complete) - YouTube 2nd Mvmt
Piano Concerto no 1 in B flat minor Op 23
YouTube (Complete) - YouTube: 1st Mvmt
Serenade for Strings in C major Op 48
YouTube (Complete) - YouTube: 2nd Movement (Valse)
1812 Overture, Op 49
YouTube (Complete) - YouTube: Famous Finale
Andante Cantabile from String Quartet in D maj Op 11
Swan Lake, Op 20
The Entire Ballet on YouTube (2 hours) - YouTube: Suite (30 min)
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