Deux morceaux

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Deux morceaux

Op. 10, TH132

About this work...

First comes a Nocturne in F major, given what was becoming one of Tchaikovsky's favorite designations, Andante cantabile. For a "singing" piece, it's quite florid, an indulgence that allows a cadenza-like transition into a section of gurgling chords; this latter material returns briefly just before the quiet conclusion... read more