Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker

 

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Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Some composers in Tchaikovsky's day didn't think his music sounded "Russian" enough, but Tchaikovsky was Russian through and through. Tchaikovsky wrote symphonies, operas, songs, chamber music -- and of course, several wonderful ballets.

Track list:
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, fourth movement
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite : Russian Dance

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What country was Tchaikovsky from?

Germany

Russia

Italy

Poland


2.Tchaikovsky had a patron who gave him money but whom he never met.

True

False


3. The music pieces that Tchaikovsky is best known for are his

operas

symphonies

ballets

concertos


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