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Tchaikovsky's Six Symphonies

Composer Leonard Slatkin discusses Tchaikovsky
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Tchaikovsky album
The cover of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Tchaikovsky album.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit Symphony and Music Director Leonard Slatkin have recently released new recordings of all six of Peter Tchaikovsky's symphonies.

We spoke to Leonard Slatkin about the process of turning live concerts into recordings, and if he can hear the difference between a live concert recording and a studio recording. The answer is yes, but the "why" may surprise you.

Download the DSO recordings on iTunes.

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