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20180911Donald Macleod on Tchaikovsky and the Russian Nationalists

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

Donald Macleod explores Tchaikovsky's conflicted relationship with the ascendant Nationalist school of Russian composers.

Chant sans paroles (Souvenir de Hapsal)
Viktoria Postnikova, piano

None but the Lonely Heart
Joan Rodgers, soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano

String Quartet no.1
Borodin Quartet

The Snow Maiden, First Song of Lel
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor

Finale: Allegro con fuoco (Symphony No. 2)
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor

1812 Overture
Berlin Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado, conductor