Chaikovsky (1958)

Documentary №58844, 8 parts, duration: 1:07:51
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Mirimov Ya., Pomerancev D., Tribesova M., Minaeva M.
Screenwriters:Belokurov L., Yarustovskij B.
Camera operators:Petrov P.
Composers:Chajkovskij P.I.
Anouncers:Hmara L., Yakovlev Yu.


The film is dedicated to the great Russian composer Tchaikovsky. The plot includes stories about the main events in the life of the composer, reviews of the most important works, fragments of opera productions and musical concerts.

Reel №1

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Monument PI Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow.

The orchestra on stage.

The flood: a band plays, musical page.

Dissolve: opera score of "Eugene Onegin", the frames of the film-opera.

Dissolve: the score of "The Nutcracker", the artists on stage.

Dissolve: the score of the 1st concerto for piano and orchestra, the musicians play.

Portrait of Tchaikovsky.

Dissolve: portrait, theater posters.

Animation: notes scrolled on the map background, concert halls and sea waves.

Railway track.

The wheels of the train.

Natural landscapes.

Klin house composer.

The sign on the door.


The door opens.


Work table composer.

Home library.


The atmosphere of the room.

Portrait of Tchaikovsky.

Dissolve: portrait, running line.

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

Reel №2

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Estate Museum Tchaikovsky in Votkinsk, night.

The door opens.

The dark room, lit candles.

Alternation: family portraits and photographs.

Orchestrion (Orchestrino).

Portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Tchaikovsky Portrait of a child.

Candle and writing materials on the table.

Children's recording of the composer.

Piano in the living room.

Petition mother Tchaikovsky son of enrollment in the College of Law.

The photo.

Types of St.


Three passes border post, the rain.

Wheels crew.

Troika in the rain.

Road grime.

The view from the window class.

The rain on the glass.

Dissolve: The photo in the rain.

Wet glass.

Alternation: photos, cool magazine.

Alternation: music school room (watercolor), photography.

Archival documents.

Photo composer in his youth.

office furnishings.

Archival documents.

Dissolve: documents, correspondence, notes and portraits.

Marquee: a quotation from the letter of the composer.

Locations: Udmurtia [754] Leningrad [848]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

Reel №3

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Ticker: Tchaikovsky recording.


Program exam at the conservatory.


Diploma from the St.

Petersburg Conservatory.

Animation: there is snow on the background of the paintings with views of the historical part of Moscow.

The photo.

Edition of the newspaper.


Pages collection of folk songs.


Notes works of Tchaikovsky.

Corridors Conservatory.


The photo.

Apartment composer.

Dissolve: piano, ballet dancers on stage.

A fragment of the ballet "Swan Lake".

Apartment composer.

Locations: Leningrad [848] Moscow [820]

Reel №4

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Rural landscapes Kamenka.

House sisters Tchaikovsky.

Living room.

Keyboard piano.

Notebook composer.

Living room.

Sunset over the river.

Fog over the water.

Women in traditional dress on the beach.

Blooming garden.

Dissolve: flowers, hands pianist.

Performed 1st concerto for piano and orchestra, the piano S.T.Rihter.

Alternation: flowering gardens, spring floods.

Moscow Region landscape.

Dissolve: the landscape, the cover of the score of the opera "Eugene Onegin".

Shilovskikh Manor, living room furnishings.

Pages of the novel Pushkin.

Animation: notes in the text, writing notes.

Sheets page.

Notes on the piano.


ST Richter - Pianist, People's Artist of the USSR, the first in the USSR, winner of the Grammy Awards.

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788] Ukraine [229]

Seasons: Spring [825]

Reel №5

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Living in the manor.

View from the door to the garden.

Fragment of film-opera "Eugene Onegin".

Types manor park.

Grand piano in the living room.

Locations: Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №6

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Moscow suburb landscape.

Notes works of Tchaikovsky.

Collections of poems.

Pages collections with notes of the composer.

Romance "A solution I have a window."

Animation: the creation of a romance.

Types manor park.

The house behind the trees, the light goes out of the window.

Ticker: Tchaikovsky recording.

Pages Blog composer.

Dissolve: maps, views of cities.


Personal belongings of the composer.

The man opens his notebook.

Pages books.

Animation: the composer's recordings, musical drafts.

Locations: Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №7

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Fragment of film-opera "The Queen of Spades."

Ticker: the composer's musical recording on a page.

Reel №8

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Railway track.

The views from the train window.

Klin Tchaikovsky House.

Autumn garden, leaf.

Views of the house from the central alley.


Living room.

Photo portrait of the composer.

The rooms of the house.

Drafts of notes Symphony number 6 on the table.

Storm clouds.

Strong wind in the garden.

Dissolve: The recording of the composer on the garden background.

Wind in the garden.

The clouds over the trees.

Wind blows the leaves.

Dissolve: fallen leaves, notes.

Symphony Orchestra performs.

Personnel news:

Concert in the village under the open sky.

Those farmers.

Concert on the factory floor.

Alternation: audiences in concert halls, musicians, conductors.

Portrait of Tchaikovsky.

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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