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    Peter Tchaikovsky

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    The Life of Peter Tchaikovsky Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, also spelled Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, was born in Votkinsk, in the city of Vyatka, Russia, May 7, 1840. Second in a family of five sons and one daughter, to whom he was extremely devoted. Once in his early teens when he was in school at St. Petersburg and his mother started to drive to another city, he had to be held back while she got into the carriage, and the moment he was free ran and tried to hold the wheels. There is an anecdote of

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    Tchaikovsky

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    Tchaikovsky ATchaikovsky=s music is not only one of the cornerstones of Russian musical society and world music . . . It is at the same time a creative and technical encyclopedia to which every Russian composer has reference in the course of his own work,@ commented Dimitri Shostakovich.1 This was a typical view held by Tchaikovsky=s contemporaries. He was well known and well respected, especially in his later years. In addition, Tchaikovsky was recognized as the most expressive Romantic composer

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    Tchaikovsky

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    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Life Timeline Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in the Russian Empire in 1840. His father was an engineer, and served as a lieutennant colonel in the Department of Mines. His mother awas the ssecond of his father’s three wives. They were both trained in the arts, including music. He had four brothers, one sister, and one half-sister from his father’s first wife. In 1843, they hired a French governess to look after the children. At the age of five, Tchaikovsky started taking

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    The Touch of Tchaikovsky

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    and a massive empty space on earth that we have no idea why God even put it there. Out of that land, however, came one of the greatest composers to ever live, Peter Tchaikovsky. We instantly place his wild name with the great ballet, The Nutcracker, but this is just a part of his magnificent legacy of music he produced. Tchaikovsky was born on May 7, 1840 in Vokinsk, Russia. His childhood and teen years are not very well documented and, where he obtained his first musical knowledge is all but a

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    Peter Tchaikovsky

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    Peter Tchaikovsky, born 1849 in Russian, is one of the world’s most legendary symphonic composers. Typically, he is commended for his unusual melodic gifts and passionate music. Tchaikovsky’s melodies are so direct and simple that a number of them have became renowned songs. Primarily a master of melancholy moods, he won recognition for his gift for emotional outbursts and dramatic climaxes found in much of his music. Tchaikovsky’s life, his importance, and famous compositions contribute to both

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    1812 Overture Tchaikovsky

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    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in 1840 in Votkinsk, Russia. He was the second child of six children. When he was eight years old, his father planed on moving to Moscow and applying for a better job, but the plan fell through. This lead to both he and his older brother being sent off to boarding school. After completing his schooling he enrolled in the St. Petersburg School of Jurisprudence . While enrolled in school he worked as a clerk in the Ministry of Justice . While working

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    learned to like and respect classical music over the last few months. The last classical concert I attended was a Christmas themed concert last week. Along with Christmas favorites and carols, they played a song called Trepak, by Tchaikovsky. I had heard of Tchaikovsky before, but had never seen any of his music performed live. My first impression of the concert was that the players were all dressed in black slacks or skirts and white tops. Some of them were wearing festive Santa Clause style

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    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893) was a revolutionary Russian composer whose compositions forever changed the musical world. The son of a common mining engineer, Tchaikovsky grew to become one of the most influential composers in history. He was a professor of music theory and harmony at one of Russia’s most esteemed music conservatories and toured around the United States and Western Europe. He wrote eleven operas, six symphonies, four concertos, three ballets, three string quartets, and

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    Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 7th of 1840 to a prominent family; he was one of 7 children. He had a love for music at an early age, yet his parents wanted him to find a profession that would afford him both a livelihood and social status. Because of this, Tchaikovsky was sent away to school at the age of ten. Around this age his mother passed away, leaving him extremely distressed and confused. He struggled to cope with her loss and is said to have viewed this as one of the most difficult

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    The Nutcracker by Peter Tchaikovsky

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    Through hundreds of productions of The Nutcracker, that have thrilled several crowds, audiences have experienced the fear from oversized mice and the thrill of the Land of Sweets. Written by Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker is danced around Christmas annually. The Nutcracker was inspired by and based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s novel, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (“The Story of the Nutcracker Ballet”). A girl named Clara receives a nutcracker as a Christmas present who comes to life to fight the Mouse

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