Tchaikovsky: The final years, 1885-1893

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 527 pages
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Traces the life of the great Russian composer and takes a critical look at his music
 

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This is an excellent introduction to Tchaikovsky's early life. He had an idyllic childhood surrounded by a close and loving family. Before reading this book, I wasn't aware that until his early 20s ... Read full review

Contents

Preface to Volume IV
11
Main Literary Sources for Volume IV
12
The Enchantress
13
A Hard Winter and a Good Summer
65
Triumphs and Sorrows
97
Fifth Symphony
127
The Sleeping Beauty
166
The Queen of Spades
216
The Nutcracker and lolanta
332
The Piano Music
373
Sixth Symphony
421
The Last Months
460
Bibliography
489
Work List
492
Index of Works
505
Index of Persons
511

End of a Relationship
271
American Tour
313

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