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Author Wiley, Roland John.

Title Tchaikovsky / Roland John Wiley
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 546 pages, 14 pages of plates) : illustrations, music
Series The master musicians
Master musicians series.
Contents Tchaikovsky's early years -- Childhood and youth in St. Petersburg -- Civil service (1859-1863) -- Tchaikovsky at the St. Petersburg Conservatory -- Tchaikovsky's first years in Moscow -- Music of the first five years -- Before the fall (1871-1877) -- The music of 1871-1877 -- 1877 : the year of Tchaikovsky's marriage -- The music of 1877 -- 1878 -- The music of 1878 -- 1879-1881 -- The music of 1879-1881 -- 1882-1884 -- The music of 1882-1884 -- 1885-1888 -- The music of 1885-1888 -- 1889-1893 -- The music of 1889-1893 -- The circumstances of Tchaikovsky's death
Summary A giant in the pantheon of 19th century composers, Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. This biography draws on documents from imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet era sources providing a more balanced look at recent controversies surrounding the marriage, death, and sexuality of the composer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-527) and index
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Subject Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893
SUBJECT Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 fast
Čajkovskij, Petr Ilʹič -- Biographie. idsbb
Čajkovskij, Pëtr I. swd
Čajkovskij, Pëtr Ilʹič 1840-1893 gnd
Čajkovskij, Petr I. idszbz
Subject Composers -- Russia -- Biography
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199709212