Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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.

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Music In This Episode

Marche Slav

Serenade for Strings

Rococo Variations

1812 Overture

Symphony No. 4, fourth movement

Eugene Onegin

Piano Concerto No. 1

Nutcracker Suite : Russian Dance