Tchaikovsky and Brahms
The rivalry between Tchaikovsky and Brahms was legendary, and it went beyond mere distaste for one another’s musical direction. Thomas Goss explores the uneasy friendship and resulting musical ferment in the lives of the two giants. (RNZ)
Thomas Goss looks at Tchaikovsky’s sixth & last symphony as a snapshot of very busy, practical composer at the height of his craft, seeking new ways to intrigue and provoke his growing audience.
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