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Tchaikovsky Synopsis

Revised to mark the centenary of Tchaikovsky's death and the recent upsurge of interest in his music, Edward Garden's study assesses the operas, ballets and other works against the background of the composer's eventful life: his ill-judged marriage, his curious pen-friendship with his patron Nadezhda von Meck, and his relationship with Balakirev and other Russian composers. Edward Garden also examines conflicting theories on the manner of Tchaikovsky's death.

Tchaikovsky Press Reviews

Should be in the library of every musician and music lover ... admirably skilful, objective account. * Music and Musicians *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780198164746
Publication date: 1st January 1996
Author: Edward (retired Professor of Music, Sheffield University) Garden
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Biography: arts & entertainment,

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