Symphony No.3 in D major

The nickname of Tchaikovsky's "Polish" symphony was rather capriciously attached, and six years after the composer's death, at that. Sir August Manns led the work's London premiere and affixed this inappropriate moniker, taking a cue from Tchaikovsky's parenthetical marking for the finale, Tempo di polacca. He could just as well have focused on the second movement Alla tedesca marking, thereby calling this symphony the "German." In any event, there is nothing particularly Polish about the work, but much that is Russian. This symphony is cast in five movements ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major - I. Allegro
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major - II. Alla Tedesca
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major - III. Andante
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major - IV. Scherzo - Allegro vivo
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.3 in D major - V. Finale - Allegro con fuoco

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. His wide-ranging output includes symphonies, operas, ballets, instrumental, chamber music and ...
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