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Tchaikovsky's Fifth and Sixth Symphonies
A discussion on Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 5 and 6.
# 133550 | 2,500 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Music Studies (Classical and Baroque) , Music Studies (Composers)


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The paper posita that the Romantic spirit fit well with Tchaikovsky's demeanor, and just as Byron epitomized the image of the Romantic poet, so did Tchaikovsky represent the image of the Romantic composer. The paper notes that his serious demeanor and continuing quest for spiritual fulfillment also evokes a sense of the Romantic era, and his music, from the rather melancholy openings of "Winter Dreams" (Symphony No. 1) and "Little Russian" (Symphony No. 2) to the yearning strings of Romeo and Juliet or Swan Lake, also evokes images of the Romantic era. The paper discusses how Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 5 and 6 are mature compositions showing the full flowering of the composer's romanticism and his musical ability. The paper also points out that the two works are dissimilar in some respects and suggest different musical visions.

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"The Romantic spirit fit well with Tchaikovsky's demeanor, and just as Byron epitomized the image of the Romantic poet, so did Tchaikovsky represent the image of the Romantic composer. His serious demeanor and continuing quest for spiritual fulfillment also evokes a sense of the Romantic era, and his music, from the rather melancholy openings of "Winter Dreams" (Symphony No. 1) and "Little Russian" (Symphony No. 2) to the yearning strings of Romeo and Juliet or Swan Lake, also evokes images of the Romantic era. Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 5 and 6 are mature compositions showing the full flowering of the composer's romanticism and his musical ability, and the two works are also dissimilar in some..."

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