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Tchaikovsky the quest for the inner man by Alexander Poznansky

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Published by Schirmer Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English


  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, -- 1840-1893,
  • Composers -- Russia -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlexander Poznansky.
LC ClassificationsML410.C4 P85 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 679 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages679
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23275218M
ISBN 100028718852
LC Control Number91010095

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovsky also spelled Chaikovsky, Chaikovskii, or Tschaikowsky, name in full Anglicized as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, (born April 25 [May 7, New Style], , Votkinsk, Russia—died October 25 [November 6], , St. Petersburg), the most popular Russian composer of all music has always had great appeal for the general public in virtue of its tuneful, open. May 10,  · This book is a work of fiction about Tchaikovsky's life. It based on research with the author's imagination added to re-imagine Tchaikovsky's personal life. It is well written with a lot of affection for the composer. Homosexuality was not accepted during Tchaikovsky's lifetime, and we get a glimpse into the attitudes of the time/5(42). Discover librarian-selected research resources on Peter Tchaikovsky from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Music and Performing Arts» Music» History of Music» Romantic Era in Music ()» . Sep 07,  · Tchaikovsky book. Read 11 reviews from the world. A biography about the man, not the music. Knowing about him helps to understand the music, but it is not necessary to know the music to appreciate the portrayal of the man.4/5.

Adrian Czajkowski (spelled as Adrian Tchaikovsky in his books) is a British fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his series Shadows of the Apt, and for his novel Children of Time.. Tchaikovsky's novel Children of Time won the 30th Arthur C. Clarke Award on 24 August at a ceremony in London and was described by author James Lovegrove as "superior stuff, tackling big Genre: Fantasy and science fiction. Children of Time is a science fiction novel by author Adrian Tchaikovsky.. The work was praised by the Financial Times for "tackling big themes—gods, messiahs, artificial intelligence, alienness—with brio.". It was selected from a shortlist of six works and a total pool of books to be awarded the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction of the year in August Oct 10,  · THE BEST OF TCHAIKOVSKY 1. Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23 - Allegro non troppo 2. Eugene Onegin: Act III. Polonaise 3. Symphony No. 6 in B Minor "Pathetique": Adagio - Allegro non troppo. Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky forever changed the world of ballet with Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. Learn more about his struggles and successes at Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is widely Born: May 07,

By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / ed. Maurice Hinson. Piano Book. This volume includes 12 character pieces-one for every month of the year-which creates the musical atmosphere, alluded to by their respective titles. Expressive and thoughtful, they are effective performance pieces for intermediate to moderately advanced pianists. The editor hasBrand: Alfred Music. By Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / ed. Maurice Hinson. Piano Book. This collection includes eight movements chosen and arranged for piano solo by Tchaikovsky himself in , adapted from his orchestral ballet. To assist pianists in creating a memorable performance, editorial notes are offered by Dr. Hinson and the story of The Nutcracker is provided asBrand: Alfred Music. For years, Tchaikovsky had a patroness named Nadezhda von Meck -- a wealthy widow who was a big fan of Tchaikovsky's music. She regularly sent him money so that he could concentrate on composing without having to worry about making a living. But Nadezhda von Meck didn't want to meet Tchaikovsky. A 19th-century tale of love and music that brings the fascinating life of P.I. Tchaikovsky to light in a way never seen before Based on letters written by the composer to friends and colleagues, historical documents, and recently uncovered facts, this epic novel finally brings to light the intimate personal story kept closely guarded by the man behind the music.