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  • adj. of, or relating to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky or characteristic of his style
  • n. someone who composes in his style

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Examples

  • The Serenade's dark colouring sounds Tchaikovskian here.

    Strauss: Oboe Concerto; Serenade in E Flat; Suite in B Flat – review

  • Yet Maria absorbed its Tchaikovskian influences well, and at Wexford the superb conductor Tomasz Tokarczyk was able to find plenty of individuality in the score, which brims with stirring tunes and Polish dance forms.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Prokofiev's score was composed during the war, and its mordant weaving of discordant modernity with Tchaikovskian lyricism has always been slightly at odds with the ballet versions that have presented the story with faithful fairy-tale gloss.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Prokofiev's score was composed during the war, and its mordant weaving of discordant modernity with Tchaikovskian lyricism has always been the Achilles heel of the ballet versions that have presented the tale with faithful fairy-tale gloss.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Ms. Portman is dabbed with stage blood and digital goose flesh, stalked and spied on by the camera, wrapped in the jumped-up Tchaikovskian wail of Clint Mansell's score.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Some of the Levine-style luxury came back to the Met ensemble, along with a shimmering palette of woodwind sound — and an inexorable, Tchaikovskian languor — that seemed of Mr. Jurowski’s own conjuring.

    Maazel Makes Sense of Die Walk��re; Richard Jones' (Almost) Adult <i>Hansel and Gretel</i>

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