Daniel Felsenfeld: Tchaikovsky - A Listener's Guide


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Media: Book, 2 x CD
Artist: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Series: Unlocking The Masters
Catalogue #: HL00331697
ISBN: 73999981872
This Item Earns 33 Musicroom Points

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Tchaikovsky was a composer of sublime music, an accomplished fabulist and fantasist whose work was rooted in personal torment. His melodies are exquisite, but the true power of this composer lies in his creativity, his boldness, his sense of inner voice.

In vivid, nontechnical prose keyed to the music on the two accompanying Naxos CDs, author Daniel Felsenfeld guides the reader through some of the "Little Russian's" most beloved works - including the 1812 and Romeo and Juliet Overtures, Nutcracker, Symphonies No.4 and 6, the Serenade for Strings in C Major, and Concerto for Violin - illuminating the edges and fine points of these magical compositions. He invites musical novices and experts alike to experience anew Tchaikovsky's musical universe, "where beauty triumphs, sadness overwhelms, fancy flourishes, and delight is palpable and defiant."




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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 13/10/2008
Format: Biography
Length: 118 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Amadeus Press
Author: Daniel Felsenfeld

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