His Life and Music

    Jeremy Siepmann

    Naxos 2007

    PB + AudioCD 248pp Illustrated

    9781843791195   Product Code: 20297

    Despite his passionate, volatile and hypersensitive temperament, Tchaikovsky produced highly disciplined and enduringly popular music.Siepmann uses the words of the composer and his contemporaries to bring out his humanity, sensibility and humour, and sets out the cultural backgrounds behind Tchaikovsky's quest to reconcile the Western and Russian influences on his work.

    Part of Naxos' Life and Music series, this illustrated biography includes an accompanying audio CD with a representative selection of full movements from Tchaikovsky's works.

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