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or Tschaikowsky, Chaikovski

[chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-; Russian chyee-kawf-skyee] /tʃaɪˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-; Russian tʃyiˈkɔf skyi/
Peter Ilyich
[il-yich] /ˈɪl yɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In 1877 Tschaikovsky made a similar agreement with the woman he married.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • She had so loved Tschaikovsky's music, and this piece especially.

    The Reason Why Elinor Glyn
  • It was a bit from Tschaikovsky's Pathetic Symphony—the adagio movement.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • He played the Tschaikovsky concerto, and he played it wonderfully.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • I think that Tschaikovsky made the deepest appeal, though he said that the Russian's music sounded better than it was.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Somber figures danced in a saraband of shadows to a yearning melody of Tschaikovsky.

    Carnival Compton Mackenzie
  • You know in many of the celebrated ballets, Tschaikovsky's for instance, there occur beautiful and difficult solos for the violin.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • But over this memory of a song rose now the surging music of Tschaikovsky's "Pathetique."

    His Family Ernest Poole
  • "Tschaikovsky's Fourt' Symphony," he replied, and then he reached around to his hip-pocket.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass

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