Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

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Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4534962

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Charles Dutoit Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4664192

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 9355

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Conductor: Andre Previn Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 9676842

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