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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ballet is a theatrical performance that tells a story using music, costumes, sets, and dance. Victoria Morgan, artistic director of the Cincinnati Ballet, talks with Naomi Lewin about ballet and ballet terms.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ballet
The Nutcracker
Traditional Christmas Classical Music
Carnegie Hall

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky | This is an Activity Sheet available

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This Week's Quiz!

What country was Tchaikovsky from?

 Germany

 Russia

 Italy

 Poland

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

 True

 False

The music pieces that Tchaikovsky is best known for are his

 operas

 symphonies

 ballets

 concertos

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

About Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ballet is a theatrical performance that tells a story using music, costumes, sets, and dance. Victoria Morgan, artistic director of the Cincinnati Ballet, talks with Naomi Lewin about ballet and ballet terms.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Ballet
The Nutcracker
Traditional Christmas Classical Music
Carnegie Hall

Learn more about Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky | This is an Activity Sheet available

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz!

What country was Tchaikovsky from?

 Germany

 Russia

 Italy

 Poland

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

 True

 False

The music pieces that Tchaikovsky is best known for are his

 operas

 symphonies

 ballets

 concertos