Sunday, February 10, 2013

A Winter Sunday Daydream

While we have a beautiful sunny Sunday down here in Houston, I understand much of the North East and rest of the country is grounded by a big snowstorm.  So, to recognize those great Americans that may be experiencing a difficult situation, Tales classical music Sunday gives you this winter daydream, Tchaikovsky Winter Daydreams Symphony that is. That is the name this great Romantic composer gave to his first symphony. While this symphony represents the winter season, just like the rest of Peter Ilyich Tchikovsky's music, it is very warm and beautiful. The first movement Allegro tranquillo he entitles Dreams of a winter journey. It is scored in the dramatic key of G minor.

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony #1, Winter Daydreams, Movement 1, Allegro Tranquillo:

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