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Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Борис Александрович Чайковский; 10 September 1925 – 7 February 1996) was a Soviet composer, born in Moscow, whose oeuvre includes orchestral works, chamber music and film music. He is considered as part of the second generation of Russian composers, following in the steps of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (to whom he was not related) and especially Mussorgsky.

He was admired by Dmitri Shostakovich, with whom he studied, who (according to Per Skans in his notes for a recording) suggested in a letter of February 1, 1969 to Isaak Glikman, that "If Barshai's orchestra (the Moscow chamber orchestra) makes a guest appearance in Leningrad playing Vainberg's Tenth Symphony and Boris Tchaikovsky's Sinfonietta, you really have to hear them".

Of his larger-scale works almost all have been recorded. Boris Tchaikovsky generally wrote in a tonal style, although he made brief forays into serialism.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Chamber Symphony / Sinfonietta for Strings Boris Tchaikovsky; Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Rudin 1
2005 The Wind of Siberia / Sebastopol Symphony / Music for Orchestra Boris Tchaikovsky; Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Fedoseyev 1
2006 Piano Concerto / Clarinet Concerto / Signs of the Zodiac (Russian Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Timur Mynbaev) Борис Александрович Чайковский 1
2007 Symphony No. 1 / The Murmuring Forest Suite / After the Ball Suite Борис Александрович Чайковский 1

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