Tchaikovsky

Пётр Ильич Чайкoвский {Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky} (7th May [O.S. 25th April] 1840 - 6th November [O.S. 25th October] 1893) was a russian composer of the romantic era. Although not a member of the group of Russian composers usually known in English-speaking countries as 'The Five', his music has come to be known and loved for its distinctly Russian character as well as for its rich harmonies and stirring melodies. ...show more

Пётр Ильич Чайкoвский {Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky} (7th May [O.S. 25th April] 1840 - 6th November [O.S. 25th October] 1893) was a russian composer of the romantic era. Although not a member of the group of Russian composers usually known in English-speaking countries as 'The Five', his music has come to be known and loved for its distinctly Russian character as well as for its rich harmonies and stirring melodies.

His works, however, were much more western than those of his Russian contemporaries, as he effectively used international elements in addition to national folk melodies.. ...show less