Rimsky-Korsakov’s Life

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Saturday, May 03, 2014

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was a member of a group of Russian composers called "the Mighty Handful." Learn more about the life and music of this remarkable musician this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program (all by Rimsky-Korsakov):

Scheherazade

Russian Easter Overture

Symphony No. 1, "Chant du Monde"

Snow Maiden, "Dance of the Tumblers"

Capriccio Espagnol

Schherazade

Mozart and Salieri

Tsar’s Bride Overture

Flight of the Bumblebee

 

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