• Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian: Николай Андреевич Римский-Корсаков, IPA: [nʲɪkəˈlaj ɐnˈdrʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈrʲimskʲɪj ˈkorsəkəf ] ( listen ); 18 March O.S. 6 March] 1844 – 21 June O.S. 8 June] 1908 ) was a Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. His best-known orchestral compositions—Capriccio Espagnol , the Russian Easter Festival Overture , and the symphonic suite Scheherazade —are staples of the classical music repertoire, along with suites and excerpts from some of his 15 operas. Scheherazade is an example of his frequent use of fairy-tale and folk subjects.

  • List of compositions by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The following is a partial list of compositions by the composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908).

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