Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Dumka in C minor

Op. 59

About this work...

Though only a fraction as long as the composer's ambitious Sonata in G major, Tchaikovsky's Dumka in C minor, Op. 59 (1886) is one of the composer's most successful piano works. The dumka, a narrative Slavic folk song that veers abruptly from melancholy to exhilaration, was a source of inspiration for a number of compo... read more