TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I.: Tchaikovsky's Women



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Playing Time: 01:10:15
Catalogue Number: NUPEN022

This Christopher Nupen film is about the music and the artistic intentions of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, one of the greats and a composer with an immediate appeal for many millions of people.

The prime focus is Tchaikovsky's lifelong preoccupation with the idea of fate as a controlling influence in our lives.

The women in this film are both the women in his personal life (his mother Alexandra, his governess Fanny Durbach and the Belgian singer Desiree Artot) and the vulnerable young heroines in his early music (Katerina Kabanova in The Storm, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Francesca in Francesca da Rimini, Odette in Swan Lake and Tatyana in Evgeny Onegin).

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