Peter Illich Tchaikovsky

Russia…lived 1840 to 1893…ranked #10, Goulding…contacted by Madame von Meck,
 who promised him enough money for the rest of his life if he would only compose, and
that they would never meet…which they never did, but wrote hundreds of letters instead…
conducted at inauguration of Carnegie Hall, 1891.

                    Works Featured on CD's

TchaikovskyPiano Concerto Number 11875…first classical music piece to sell
1 million copies in record form…by Van Cliburn, 1950’s.

TchaikovskyBallet, Nutcracker Suite: Dance of the Toy Flutes...1892. 

TchaikovskyBallet, Nutcracker Suite: Waltz of the Flowers

TchaikovskyBallet, Nutcracker Suite: Russian Dance

TchaikovskyFantasy Overture, Romeo and Juliet…1869.

TchaikovskyBallet, Swan Lake…written between 1875, 1876.  

TchaikovskySixth Symphony, “Pathetique”…named by brother.

Tchaikovsky1812 Overture, 1880…commemorated Napoleon’s retreat from Russia…
French National Anthem and cannon sounds contained within….phew…power!!!

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