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Beloved friend: The story of Tchaikowsky and Nadejda von Meck, Catherine Drinker Bowen

Beloved friend: The story of Tchaikowsky and Nadejda von Meck,

Catherine Drinker Bowen

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INCLUDES:TABLE OF CONTENTSPREFACEPRELUDEI. RUBENSTEIN PLAYS FOR THE WIDOW VON MECKII. NADEJDA PHILARETOVNA FROLOWSKY VON MECKIII. PETER ILYICH AND THE TCHAIKOWSKY FAMILYIV. TCHAIKOWSKYS MUSIC BEFORE HE WAS INTRODUCED TO NADEJDA VON MECKV. PETERSMoreINCLUDES:TABLE OF CONTENTSPREFACEPRELUDEI. RUBENSTEIN PLAYS FOR THE WIDOW VON MECKII. NADEJDA PHILARETOVNA FROLOWSKY VON MECKIII. PETER ILYICH AND THE TCHAIKOWSKY FAMILYIV. TCHAIKOWSKYS MUSIC BEFORE HE WAS INTRODUCED TO NADEJDA VON MECKV. PETERS PENSION. THE FOURTH SYMPHONY AND EUGENE ONEGIN BEGUNVI. PLANS FOR MARRIAGEVII. TWO WOMEN AND ONE MANVIII. MARRIAGE. A GROWING BREACH AND A GROWING FRIENDSHIPIX. DISASTERX. THE REFUGEEXI. ONEGIN AND THE FOURTH SYMPHONYXII. A BATTLE WITH THE CHIEF, ONEGIN CMPLETED, NADEJDA INQUIRES ABOUT LOVEXIII. THE FOURTH SYMPHONY IS PERFORMED, PETER GIVES IT A PROGRAMXIV. THE VIOLIN CONCERTO. PETER DEFENDS HIS SYMPHONYXV. HOME AGAIN, TCHAIKOWSKY TELLS HIS METHODS OF COMPOSITIONXVI. AUTUMNAL PETERSBURGXVII. MOSCOW ONCE MORE. THE CHIEF PREPARES A SURPRISE PARTYXVIII. FLORENTINE IDYLLXIX. COLONNE PLAYS THE TEMPEST, FIRST ORCHESTRAL SUITE. ANTONINA AGAINXX. BRAILOV A DEUX, THE MAID COMPLETED, ALSO THE FIRST SUITEXXI. NADEJDAS CONFESSION, TCHAIKOWSKYS FAME BEGINS TO SPREAD IN EUROPEXXII. ROME-RUSSIA-A PRESENT FROM NADEJDAXXIII. NADEJDAS LITTLE PARISIAN PIANIST, TCHAIKOWSKYS GROWING FAMEXXIV. FAME, FAREWELL TO THE CHIEFXXV. GOOD-BYE TO BRAILOV, ANTONINA DISPOSED OFXXVI. 1882-1890, THE FIFTH SYMPHONY, DO NOT FORGET...XXVII. NEW YORK, NADEIJDA ACCEPTS A STRANGE GUILTXXVII. 1891-1893, THE SIXTH SYMPHONY, DEATH OF PETER ILYICHCHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF TCHAIKOWSKYS COMPOSITIONSINDEXILLUSTRATIONS