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Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5, 4th movement

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Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, 1983

 

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3 Comments

  1. denikin
    Posted September 5, 2012 at 10:18 am | Permalink

    It’s ironic how Tchaikovsky is seen as Russia’s greatest composer even though he was actually Ukrainian with a bit of French ancestry.

    • Greg Johnson
      Posted September 5, 2012 at 10:27 am | Permalink

      He was Ukrainian and French and Russian.

  2. MOB
    Posted September 5, 2012 at 6:37 am | Permalink

    Beautiful performance. Here’s a wonderful Pathetique.

    Because his music is so deeply personal, Tchaikovsky the man

    http://artsalive.ca/en/mus/greatcomposers/tchaikovsky.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Ilyich_Tchaikovsky

    is of greater interest than, for example, the Russian composers of more outward gazing music:

    Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia

    Rimsky-Korsakov, Procession of Nobles

    Mussorgsky, The Great Gate of Kiev

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