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A personal encyclopedia embracing a giant range of information on the great Russian composer's life and work, elaborated together with the State House-Museum of Tchaikovsky in the town of Klin.
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The authors of articles and comments are the most qualified specialists in this field throughout the world: Polina Weidmann - Master of Arts, Chief of the Manuscripts' Department of the State House-Museum of Tchaikovsky in Klin; Ludmila Korabelnikova - Professor, Doctor of Arts, leading scientist of the Russian Institute of Art Science; Galina Belonovich - Director of the State House-Museum of Tchaikovsky in Klin.
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The program contains
  • 12 excursions
  • 120 articles narrating in the most detailed way about all the periods in Tchaikovsky's life and creative work, written specially for this edition taking into account the specific peculiarities of a multimedia project
  • 150 fragments of Tchaikovsky's compositions, over 6 hours of music
  • Unique photos and documents some of which are reproduced for the first time
  • Video fragments of Tchaikovsky's compositions and contests named in his honor
  • Over 400 personal references
  • The most up-to-date and complete guide to Tchaikovsky's compositions
  • Large glossary of musical terms
  • Synchronological table where every year of the composer's life is represented on the background of the most considerable political, literary and scientific events in Russia and in all the world
  • A quiz that allows to check your knowledge about Tchaikovsky's life and work
  • A game based on THE NUTCRACKER ballet
  • A convenient search system

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System requirements:
IBM PC 486DX2x66, RAM 8 Mb, SVGA 640x480x256 colors, Windows 3.11 or higher, CD-ROM drive, mouse, 16-bit sound card.
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By the order of NMG company