Tchaikovsky Research
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Kopyliv (Копилів) is a village in the Makariv district (Макарівський район) and Kiev oblast (Київська область) in Ukraine, around 10 kilometres south-west of Kiev.

During Tchaikovsky's lifetime it was named Kopylovo, and formed part of the Kiev district (Киевский уезд) and the Kiev province (Киевская губерния) of the Russian Empire.

Tchaikovsky in Kopylovo

Tchaikovsky visited his niece Anna and her husband Nikolay von Meck at their Kopylovo estate on two occasions:

From Until Notes
around 4/16 September 1889 around 4/16 September 1889 For a day's visit. "Terribly nice..." [1]
31 August/12 September 1890 1/13 September 1890 On a two-day outing from Kiev with Nikolay Konradi.


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Notes and References

  1. Letter 3947 to Nadezhda von Meck, 2/14 October 1889.