Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - A Multimedia Music Book - MAC CD-ROM
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky is a work of art in itself! This multimedia work features not only full orchestral scores of this fantastic composer, but also video clips of the performances of Tchaikovky’s most famous ballets and fascinating facts on his life and explanations of his music.
Tchaikovsky is one of the most appealing of the Russian romantics, and for some, the most appealing of all the romantic composers. This fun and informative disc features Tchaikovsky at his best. A biographical profile of his life starts with his middle class upbringing, extends through his unusual personal relationships, and ends with his tragic death.
An overview of the Romantic period places Tchaikovsky’s life in perspective with his contemporaries. It explains the people and events surrounding Tchaikovsky’s life-- who were his classical period influences? What political and artistic movements might have inspired him? All these questions and more are answered by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Features· Selected segments from The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake accompanied by video clips of the ballet performances · Play orchestral conductor by selecting instruments to play different sections of Tchaikovsky’s compositions · Visit the Classroom, Library, and Music Lab to explore the man, the period and his music · Printable information, including Educator’s Guides, covering major highlights · Text accompanied by pictures and paintings of St. Petersburg in the late 19th century · TDC will localize Tchaikovsky in French, German, or Spanish for its international licensees at a modest cost.
Minimum Requirements: ¨MAC: System 6.07 or better, 4MB memory, CD-Rom drive, color monitor
Copyright ©MCMXCVII TDC Interactive, a Division of Technology Dynamics Corporation