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Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich . 1840--93, Russian composer. His works, which are noted for their expressive melodies, include the Sixth Symphony (the Pathétique; 1893), ballets, esp Swan Lake (1876) and The Sleeping Beauty (1889), and operas, including Eugene Onegin (1879) and The Queen of Spades (1890), both based on works by Pushkin
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Howrani then slipped into the sonatas of the influential and prolific harpsichord composer Dominico Scarlatti, before moving on to two pieces from the Russian master, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
THE mesmerising music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky has long enchanted theatre-goers.
It is on this same high, held note that Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky begins his famous "swan theme," though by the time we first hear it, at the end of act I, that tone no longer seems a sigh, but a state.
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According to reports, Mehta and his Bavarian State Orchestra played its full cast of works of Ludwig Van Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in front of an invited audience of 1,500 guests.