New research finds we can often identify a song’s intended purpose, even when it’s a product of a distant culture.
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathetique” Performed by Alexandre Melik-Pachaïev, conductor Orchestre du Théâtre Bolchoï de Moscou Recorded in 1955 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathetique” – Allegro con grazia
If someone ever criticizes you for being slightly off the mark or slow to react, tell them you’re modeling your actions after those in professional orchestras. Just look at this conducting: