11 - Unstable mental state at end of life Tchaikovsky’s...

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3/22/11 14:28 Nationalism Renewed sense of national identity in Post-French Revolution Europe A return to “roots”, native language, customs, traditions Strongly influenced music Russia: Rimskey-Korsakov “ Russian Easter Overture” Finland: Sibelius “ Finlandia” Czech : Dvorak “Slavonic Dances”  Seen best in Russian Composers The Russian Five Mily Balakirev (only professional musician) Cesar Cui (Army engineer) Alexander Borodin (Chemist) Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (naval officer) Modest Mussorgsky (Civil servant) Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Most well known Russian romantic composer Started as a govt clerk Went to St. Petersburg Conservatory
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Unformatted text preview: Unstable mental state at end of life Tchaikovsky’s Music Reflected folk music and idioms of native Russia, but somewhat cosmopolitan Influenced by own emotions Composed both intrumental and vocal works Also known for ballets Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty Antonio Dvorak (1841-1904) Best known for symphonies Music has flavors of Bohemia and Czech folksongs and dance Taken under Brahms wing Came to America, became fascinated by its music Symphoney No.9 in E minor , “From the New world” (1893) 1 st movement 14:28 14:28...
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