Tchaikovsky Edition

DSpace Repository

Tchaikovsky Edition

Show full item record

Title: Tchaikovsky Edition
Otros títulos: The Oprichnik Act 1 . Act 2 Beginning
El Oprichnik Acto 1. Acto 2 Comienzo
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Prince Zemchuznyj : Vassily Savenko; Natal´ja : Elena Lassoskaya; Molchan Mit´kov : Smitri Ulianov; Bojarina Morozova : Irina Doljenko; Andrej Morozov : Vsevolod Grivnov; Basmanov : Alexandra Durseneva; Prince Vjaz´minskij : Vladimir Ognovenko; Zachar'evna : Cinzia de Mola; Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari chorus master Paolo Vero; Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Código CDU: Ts.19
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky was the author of some of the most popular themes in all of classical music. He founded no school, struck out no new paths or compositional methods, and sought few innovations in his works. Yet the power and communicative sweep of his best music elevates it to classic status, even if it lacks the formal boldness and harmonic sophistication heard in the compositions of his contemporaries, Wagner and Bruckner. It was Tchaikovsky's unique melodic charm that could, whether in his Piano Concerto No. 1 or in his ballet The Nutcracker or in his tragic last symphony, make the music sound familiar on first hearing. Tchaikovsky was born into a family of five brothers and one sister. He began taking piano lessons at age four and showed remarkable talent, eventually surpassing his own teacher's abilities. By age nine, he exhibited severe nervous problems, not least because of his overly sensitive nature. The following year, he was sent to St. Petersburg to study at the ...


Files in this item

Files Length Size Format View Description
Act 1.wav 44:35 450.0Mb WAV audio wav
Act 2.wav 55:40 561.9Mb WAV audio wav

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record