August 17, 2012
Conversation Off Floral Street: Classical Fridays

floral-street:

Tchaikovsky wrote this trio despite his distaste for the combination of violin, cello, and piano. He said:

The thing is that to my ears the acoustic combination of piano with violin or cello solo is completely incompatible. In this sonority the instruments seem to repel one another, and…

(Source: tchaikovsky-research.net, via )