|Title:||Symphony No.6 Pathetique|
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|First Movement - Adagio - Allegro Non Troppo||17:14|
|Second Movement - Allegro Con Grazia||7:18|
|Third Movement - Allegro Molto Vivace||9:10|
|Finale - Adagio Lamentoso - Andante||8:44|
|DL 710166||Tchaikovsky* - Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max Rudolf||Tchaikovsky* - Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max Rudolf - Symphony No.6 Pathetique (LP)||Decca||DL 710166||US||Unknown|
|DL710166, DL 710166||Tchaikovsky*, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max Rudolf||Tchaikovsky*, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max Rudolf - Symphony No.6 (Pathétique) (LP, Promo)||Decca, Decca||DL710166, DL 710166||US||1969|
The Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, also known as the Pathétique Symphony, is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's final completed symphony, written between February and the end of August 1893. The composer entitled the work "The Passionate Symphony", employing a Russian word, Патетическая (Pateticheskaya), meaning "passionate" or "emotional", that was then (mis-)translated into French as pathétique, meaning "solemn" or "emotive".
Pathétique, Патетическая (Pateticheskaya). Also arranged for piano 4 hands by Tchaikovsky, 1893 It has become tradition in this Symphony for the 2nd clarinet to double on bass clarinet and play 4 notes for the bassoon, at a point where the bassoon takes over a descending line from the clarinet. Apart from the fact that the "hand over" is smoother when the timbres match, the passage goes to pppppp, which is easier on bass clarinet than on bassoon.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique". 1812 Overture, Op. 49. Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky. Georgian Festival Orchestra. Symphony No. 74 'Pathetique'. 2. Adagio - Allegro non troppo. 6 "Pathétique" Evgeny Mravinsky. 74 -"Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia. Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra & Evgeny Mravinsky. 3. 74 -"Pathétique": III. Allegro molto vivace. 4. 74 -"Pathétique": IV. Finale (Adagio lamentoso - Andante).
Info for Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique'. Pierre Monteux was one of those conductors who could make the most anguished music sound effortless. You might think that this isn’t an advantage in the Pathétique Symphony, but it is. His innate musicality keeps the allegro sections of the first movement pressing smartly forward, while the lyrical second subject never turns sticky. Other performances may be noisier, but Monteux’s cogency offers its own exciting and perfectly valid argument
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 74. 1. However, few works like Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 can lay claim to be the most popular. The composer left a gap of ten years between his 4th and 5th symphonies, then a further five years between the 5th and 6th. Although all three are united by a common idea – one man facing his destiny – the final symphony is unquestionably darker and more tragic, justifying its title, Pathetic. Valery Gergiev Conductor. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No.
Tchaikovsky's greatest symphony and, possibly, his greatest work. The 'Pathétique' is one of the defining sounds of the romantic period, but the story behind it is just as intriguing. The premiere of his Symphony No. 6 took place in October 1893, just over a week before the composer’s death. Of all Tchaikovsky’s works, this is arguably the one that spans both extremes of the emotional spectrum to the greatest extent. One moment you’re enjoying a graceful dance; the next, sombre moods dominate. The symphony’s nickname, 'Pathétique', was added by Tchaikovsky’s brother, with the blessing of the composer.