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


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The second of Tchaikovsky's symphonies to make it into the chart is at Number 85

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).