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#2224384 - 02/01/14 08:48 PM Tchaikovsky question: who is this?
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Who is that on the left?



Below is the original YouTube video. Some wonderful pictures of the great composer, and IMO, the opening movement of the D minor Suite is one of T's greatest moments. After a few tokes, all my friends fall into line, they go CRAZY!

Just how it should be:

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#2224395 - 02/01/14 09:14 PM Re: Tchaikovsky question: who is this? [Re: argerichfan]
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I can't identify the person. But I can identify good music wink.

Loved Tchaikovsky's symphonies, especially the b minor, from the first listen. Not surprised that this suite moves you!

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#2224408 - 02/01/14 09:46 PM Re: Tchaikovsky question: who is this? [Re: argerichfan]
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Alexander Siloti

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#2224423 - 02/01/14 10:46 PM Re: Tchaikovsky question: who is this? [Re: Ian_G]
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Originally Posted By: Ian_G
Alexander Siloti

Good job!!
I never imagined him looking like such a....a........modern kid!

In fact, I never imagined him as a kid. ha

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#2224454 - 02/02/14 01:36 AM Re: Tchaikovsky question: who is this? [Re: argerichfan]
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Originally Posted By: argerichfan



This photo was taken in 1888 in Moscow. The original is in the Siloti Archive at Stanford University.

For more photos of Siloti and friends, check out Lost in the Stars, the Forgotten Musical Life of Alexander Siloti by Charles F. Barber.


Siloti with Liszt in Weimar four years earlier, in 1884:




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