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Tchaikovsky Papers Unlocking the Family Archive

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ISBN-10: 0300191367

ISBN-13: 9780300191363

Edition: 2018

Authors: Marina Kostalevsky, Stephen Pearl, Polina E. Vaidman

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This fascinating collection of letters, notes, and miscellanea from the archives of the Tchaikovsky State House-Museum sheds new light on the world of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Most of these documents have never before been available in English, and they reveal the composer's playful and unabashed sense of humor, private thoughts and daily concerns, and devotion to the Russian monarchy. Often intimate and sometimes bawdy, these diverse materials also offer a fresh perspective on Tchaikovsky's upbringing, his relations with family members, his patriotism, and his homosexuality, collectively contributing to a greater understanding of a major artist who had a profound impact on Russian culture…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 0.65" wide x 0.94" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English