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Tchaikovsky’s Harmonic Analysis about the Works "the Seasons"

Author LiYi
Tutor WangRiChang
School Northeast Normal University
Course Musicology
Keywords Tchaikovsky The seasons Harmony Tonality
CLC J614.1
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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Tchaikovsky was a great composer in Russia.He took Russian folk music as the creative materials, and combined the creative skills between the classical music and romantic music .This made the music style fresh and clear and have the strong distinct characteristics. A series of songs, performenced by his piano ," the seasons "took spring, summer, autumn , winter as the backgrounds, expressing his love to the motherland and people by the depiction of great nature and Russian life and labor.This text, with the 12 works of "the seasons " as topics, makes a complete presetatin of "the seasons " from the theoretical angle about the science of harmony and through a great deal of harmonic analysis. Generalizaton and summary of the common characteristics of 12 works in" the seasons" provides the certain theoretical basis for the study and musical performance of " the seasons "

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