Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was the single greatest force in bringing Russian music to the world at large. One of his greatest strengths was his ability to synthesize his nationalist, patriotic love of Russia and her music with the styles and influences of the broader Romantic movement.
Biography and complete works offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats.
Brief biography, list of key works, suggested reading, timeline, quotes, additional resources, and links from Humanities Web.
Short biography, an introduction to his key musical output, and music examples (Sugar Plum Fairy).
Pictures of tombstone and monuments with link to list of other notable interments at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, St. Petersburg. From Find a Grave.
Recommended biographies, scores, and recordings with MIDI audio samples and further information from Classical Net's Basic Repertoire List.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of operas, ballets, and fantasy overtures, and of orchestral, concerto, chamber, piano and vocal music. With Naxos discography.
Wikipedia entry with life and details of his ballets, operas, symphonies, concertos, and other works, with internal references to related people and topics, and external links.
Filmography at Internet Movie Database (IMDb) lists movies and television programs based on or otherwise using his music. Also brief biographies and related material.
List of works, brief biography, and links from Musicalics.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics, many with translations. Russian texts in Cyrillic and transliteration.
A site devoted to the life and works of P. I. Tchaikovsky.
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