Thursday, 31 January 2013

Tchaikovsky - Romeo Juliet Overture

Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture is the sort of piece that can send chills running up my spine. It is based, of course, off the classic story of Romeo and Juliet... So you can expect to hear in it tender love themes, fierily violent themes, desperate and despairing themes, with a majestic ending, and the whole deal. To me it conveys quite well the plethora of emotions that we humans in general tend to experience, and the sweetness and the tragedy which so easily and often comes as a result. It appeals especially to my melancholic side (you'll find that much of what I post on this blog is somehow relevant to my melancholy personality, particularly the music I post). Take a listen:

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