Royalty Free Music track: Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker March
March from the Nutcracker suite, by Tchaikovsky. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton.
|Track ID number:||17141|
|CD-collection containing this track:||Music collection: Classical Favorites, Vol. 2|
|Moods/Emotions:||Happy / Joyful / Positive -- Classy / Elegant / Exclusive -- Sweet / Pretty / Adorable / Innocent|
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|Prominent Instruments:||Full orchestra|
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|Artist:||Shockwave-Sound Royalty Free -- Tchaikovsky, Piotr|
|Composer:||Tchaikovsky, Piotr Iljitsch|
|Publisher:||Lynne Publishing (Track not PRO registered)|
|PRO / Non-PRO Track?||Non PRO (What's this?)|
|WAV file bit depth:||HD / 24-Bit and CD-quality / 16-bit (What's this?)|
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May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893
Russian composer Piotr Tchaikovsky, unlike some of his contemporaries, did not provide any particular revolution in classical music. Instead, he is known for the effect of his music: strong, majestic pieces with distinctive melodies that have remained appealing to this day.
Tchaikovsky was taught piano as a boy. At only four, his instructors began to notice his remarkable skill as a pianist. However, Tchaikovsky initially studied law in St. Petersburg, and eventually found work at the Ministry of Justice. During this time he longed to learn and practice music. He took some lessons privately, and later enrolled at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He left his work and relocated to Moscow to teach harmony at the conservatory there. Tchaikovsky composed his first symphony then, and followed with operas, and also ballets.
Tchaikovsky’s reputation grew, and, by 1877, was recognized as an important composer. He continued writing, toured across Europe in 1888 and 1889. In 1892 he wrote The Nutcracker, which became his most popular work.
He died the next year, in 1893.
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