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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840-1893 RU
Composer / Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Пётр Ильич Чайкoвский (Transliterated: Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky / Anglicised: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (/ˈpjɔːtər iːˈljiːtʃ tʃaɪˈkɒfski/; Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский; tr. Pyotr Ilyich Chaykovsky; 25 April/7 May 1840 – 25 October/6 November 1893), often anglicized as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was a Russian composer of the late-Romantic period, some of whose works are among the most popular music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, bolstered by his appearances as a guest conductor in Europe and the United States. Tchaikovsky was honored in 1884, by Emperor Alexander III, and awarded a lifetime pension.

  
Genres
  • Classical
  • Children's
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act 2: No. 10, Scène (Moderato) on Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Alfredo Kraus, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op.71, Act II: No. 13 - Waltz of the Flowers on Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sir Simon Rattle & Berliner Philharmoniker
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso on Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1/Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 by Van Cliburn
Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: II. Walzer: Moderato, tempo di valse on Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings - Grieg: Holberg Suite - Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik by Moscow Soloists & Yuri Bashmet
Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II No. 10: Act II By a Lake: No. 10. Scene: Moderato on Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Neeme Järvi
The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Act II Tableau 3: Variation 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy on Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Mikhail Pletnev
Album for the Young, Op. 39: No. 3. Mamma (Maman) on Piano Recital: Rosenberger, Carol - Kabalevsky, D. / Tchaikovsky, P. by Carol Rosenberger
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino semplice – Prestissimo on Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos Nos.1 & 2 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev & Denis Matsuev
Valse Sentimentale, Op. 51, No. 6 (Arr. for Cello and Piano) on Songs from the Arc of Life by Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott
Rococo Variations: Thema on Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations - Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante by Gautier Capuçon, Mariinsky Orchestra & Valery Gergiev