Tchaikovsky by David Brown is a fascinating and detailed guide to the life and works of this much-loved Russian composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
David Brown was a world authority on both Russian nineteenth-century music and Tudor polyphony, and was Professor of Music at Southampton University, a position from which he retired as Professor of Musicology in 1989. His books include major works on Glinka, Tchaikovsky (in four volumes), Musorgsky, and the English madrigalist Thomas Weelkes. He broadcast frequently throughout his life.
"'One of the finest one-volume biographies to have appeared in recent years.' Classic FM Magazine"