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Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky


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This week Donald Macleod examines five significant periods in the life and work of Tchaikovsky. 4: 1878-84
Tchaikovsky's years of wandering in the wake of his disastrous marriage, his love of Orthodox liturgy and a tribute to his teacher Nikolai Rubinstein.
Don Juan 's 's Serenade, Op 38 No 1 Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Oleg Boshniakovich (piano)
Serenade in C, Op 48 Orpheus CO Legend (16 Children's Songs)
Boys' and Men's Choirs of Moscow Choral Academy, director Victor Popov
Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50 (1st mvt) Jascha Heifetz (violin),
Gregor Piatigorsky (cello), Artur Rubinstein (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nikolai Rubinstein.
Unknown: Don Juan
Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Piano: Oleg Boshniakovich
Piano: Victor Popov
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Cello: Gregor Piatigorsky
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

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Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

BBC Radio 3, 22 June 2000 9.00

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