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Classical music in Catalonia
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Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B♭ minor, Op. 23 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Anna Fedorova, piano
The Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie
Yves Abel, conductor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893) was a Russian composer of the Romantic period. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, bolstered by his appearances as a guest conductor in Europe and the United States. Tchaikovsky displayed a wide stylistic and emotional range, from light salon works to grand symphonies. Some of his works, such as the Variations on a Rococo Theme, employ a "Classical" form reminiscent of 18th-century composers such as Mozart (his favourite composer). Other compositions, such as his Little Russian symphony and his opera Vakula the Smith, flirt with musical practices more akin to those of the Five, especially in their use of folk song. Other works, such his last three symphonies, employ a personal musical idiom that facilitated intense emotional expression. (Wikipedia)
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