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Tchaikovsky (1970)
"Chaykovskiy" (original title)

 |  Biography, Drama  |  January 1972 (USA)
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Experience the Berlin Philharmonics and outstanding conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Bernard Haitink, Mariss Jansons, Seiji Ozawa, Simon Rattle, Kurt Sanderling. This exciting live recordings of the most liked works of Tchaikovsky were made over a period of 20 years, convering concerts from 1992 to 2009. REPERTOIRE: The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers; Overture; The Christmas Tree; March; Pas de deux; Mélodie from Souvenir d'un lieu cher; Valse-Scherzo Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture Symphonic Fantasia, Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 and 6.

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A must see!
14 February 2006 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

I will remember this movie all my life.I watched it twice on the 80s in a movie club.One with my friends and the other with my dad,a real fan of Tchaikowski as myself.Two days in a row because it was so moving,so wonderfully made,I had to watch it again.I wonder why I didn't find it on cable in all these years!

All the biographical musical movies are better made out of Hollywood ,I must say.Hollywood is too much show and fantasy,but this version of Tchaikowski's life is so close to his actual history you can't help to believe you are actually watching Piotr Yllich living his life than an actor playing a part.

I will always keep in my mind the scene beside the water where he was writing the 4th Symphony in the times of Nadezhda Von Meck,his benefactor.So poetical,so deep and without words.Only music and a beautiful sight.Great photography!If you didn't watch this movie,do.If you like Tchaikowski,you won't regret it.


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