Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Hymn To The Sun by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov

Hymn To The Sun by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov (1844-1908) Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov 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 considered staples of the classical music …

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Flight of the Bumble Bee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Flight of the Bumble Bee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) “Flight of the Bumblebee” is an orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 1899–1900. The piece closes Act III, Tableau 1, during which the magic Swan-Bird changes Prince Gvidon Saltanovich (the Tsar’s son) into an insect so …

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