Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique)
Also explored is the dark side of the symphony's political interpretation in the twentieth century, especially its transformation into a cultural icon of the Third Reich."--BOOK JACKET.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Pathetic metaphors for sexuality and race gambling and destiny
Background and early reception
Form and largescale harmony
The notsosecret program a hypothesis
Compositional genesis the Six Romances Op 73 and the Pathetique
Deconstructing homosexual grande passion pathetique
Other editions - View all
Adagio lamentoso appears Appendix ascending associated auxiliary cadence bass becomes beginning calls Carmen Cello century Chapter chord clearly closely coda composer composer's composition connected consider continues critical Cross Days death depicted descending described discussion dominant draft earlier early especially example exposition Fifth Finale followed Fourth French German harmonic homosexual idea important initial interpretation introduction Iolanta Jewish Jews large-scale late later lovers Mahler major March metaphor minor motive move movement narrative Nazi noted observes opening opera passion Pathétique Pathétique's performance Perhaps piano piece political position present progression putatively Rakhmaninov recapitulation recording reference relationship represent Russian second group sequence sexual significance Sixth Symphony sketches sonata form Song space structural suggests suicide Symphony's Tchaikovsky theme third tion tonal tonic tradition tragic transfiguration transformation Tristan tritonality voice young