While not part of the nationalistic music group known as "The Five", Tchaikovsky wrote music which, in the opinion of Harold Schonberg, was distinctly Russian: plangent, introspective, with modally-inflected melody and harmony.Aesthetically, Tchaikovsky remained open to all aspects of Saint Petersburg musical life.You're single because you moved to New York, where the odds are tipped in favor of men, and not to Alaska, where they aren't.Or because you take jobs that keep you at the office till the dead hours, or because you keep falling for married men, or because your husband died, or because you're over a certain age, which, beginning at about 25, is generally ten years less than what you are right this minute. You consider cashing in your career and moving to Anchorage, or signing up to be a mail-order bride to China—and then you weep.The earlier copies are generally closer to the wording of the originals.The translators of the 1611 King James Bible, for instance, used Greek and Hebrew manuscripts from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.Whenever something is copied by hand, frailties of human eyesight enter in, particularly if that document is old and some ink has faded. It would take a scribe several months to copy just one Gospel.
And the invention of printing with movable type in 1456 assured production of duplicate copies.Tchaikovsky's musical cosmopolitanism led him to be favored by many Russian music-lovers over the "Russian" harmonies and styles of Mussorgsky, Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov.Nonetheless he frequently adapted Russian traditional melodies and dance forms in his music, which enhanced his success in his home country. Petersburg at the premiere of his Third Orchestral Suite may have been due in large part to his concluding the work with a polonaise.Bulgarien ist in erster Linie natürlich ein schönes Urlaubsziel, aber auch die Bulgarinnen sind sehr attraktiv und interessant.Die rassigen Damen sind bei den Herren überaus begehrt.