Symphoni No.5 Op.64, No.6 Op.74

Tchaikovsky wrote all four of his orchestral suites in the period between the compostion of his Fourth (1877-1878) and Fifth (1888) Symphonies. Though none of the suites has ever attained a popularity akin to that of the symphonies, the Suite No. 2 (1883), subtitled "Caractéristique," has suffered particular neglect, likely because of its impractical requirement of four accordions in one movement. The work comprises a series of almost balletic character pieces. The main exception is the first movement, "Jeu de sons" (Game of Sounds), whose dimensions (though not its mercurial themes) suggest ... more

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Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.5 e-moll Op.64 - I. Andante Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.5 e-moll Op.64 - II. Allegro Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.5 e-moll Op.64 - III. Andante cantabile Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.5 e-moll Op.64 - IV. Allegro moderato Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.5 e-moll Op.64 - V. Finale Andante maestoso Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.6 h-moll Op.74 - I. Adagio Allegro non troppo Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.6 h-moll Op.74 - II. Allegro con grazio Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.6 h-moll Op.74 - III. Allegro molto vivace Favorite Download
Recording P.I. Tschalkovsky - Symphoni No.6 h-moll Op.74 - IV. Adagio lamentoso Favorite Download

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