Rimsky-Korsakov


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Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Andreyevich . 1844--1908, Russian composer; noted for such works as the orchestral suite Scheherazade (1888) and the opera Le Coq d'or (first performed in 1910)
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The scenario was divided between the composers without any explicit concern for unity or stylistic coherence: Cui set the first act, Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov divided the middle two between them, and Borodin was to work with the final act.
When Mujic was creating "Scheherazade and Her Tales," he intended to maintain the basic idea Rimsky-Korsakov had when he talked about a personal approach to the themes, the freedom of interpretation, and the respect for abstraction.
The orchestra and Repin will perform a program of pieces by Schulhoff, Bruch and Rimsky-Korsakov at the concert, which will take place at the Meistersingerhalle NE-rnberg.
Rimsky-Korsakov was a master orchestrator, lending his orchestrating talents to completing works by, among others, his friends and colleagues Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky and Alexander Borodin.
The works by Rimsky-Korsakov and Brahms are significantly reduced even though they both contain materials from the major thematic sections.
Professional musician, Oliver Lewis, 39, completed his fast fiddle rendition of the Rimsky-Korsakov piece live on the long-running BBC children's program Blue Peter overnight.
The programme opened with Rimsky-Korsakov's fantasy take of Tsar Sultan Suite, half lighthearted flourish, half tearful strings, while the quartet of Russian pieces was completed by a something-and-nothing oddity - Stravinsky's Scherzo la Russe.
Children will relate to Bumble's problems and will respond to the illustrations and wonderful music of The Flight of the Bumblebee by Rimsky-Korsakov on the CD.
Mooser's essays include observations on composers such as Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov, and the relative merits of the Russian arts (not to mention his love for the cuisine).
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Borodin: Symphony No.
The arias from Tchaikovsky's lolanta and Eugene Onegin are a delight, but the highlights for me are the songs from the little-performed operas of Rimsky-Korsakov - rich, fiery and thrilling.