Symphony No.6 in B minor ('Pathétique') Op.74
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

70

Buy the album

Down 2. 7th of Tchaikovsky's 12 entries.

The premiere of this, his Symphony No.6, took place just over a week before the composer's death. Of all Tchaikovsky's works, this is arguably the one that spans both extremes of the emotional spectrum to the greatest extent.

Death and the Maiden by Egon Schiele (1915).