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The author of the book: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Language: English
ISBN: 0769241565
ISBN 13: 9780769241562
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 29.18 MB
Edition: Warner Bros Pubns
Date of issue: March 1st 1985

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One of the worlds most beloved symphonic compositionsa shimmering, evocative musical treatment of the legend of Scheherazade, the storytelling sultanawas composed in 1888 by a Russian master of orchestration and luminous tone-painting. Rimsky-Korsakovs Scheherazade is imbued with exotic Near Eastern moods and the subtle flavor of Russian folk music. Reproduced here from the authoritative M. P. Belaieff edition.

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Ebook Rimsky-Korsakov / Scheherezade read Online! Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (Russian: Николай Андреевич Римский-Корсаков) 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.
Rimsky-Korsakov believed, as did fellow composer Mily Balakirev and critic Vladimir Stasov, in developing a nationalistic style of classical music. This style employed Russian folk song and lore along with exotic harmonic, melodic and rhythmic elements in a practice known as musical orientalism, and eschewed traditional Western compositional methods. However, Rimsky-Korsakov appreciated Western musical techniques after he became a professor of musical composition, harmony and orchestration at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1871. He undertook a rigorous three-year program of self-education and became a master of Western methods, incorporating them alongside the influences of Mikhail Glinka and fellow members of The Five. His techniques of composition and orchestration were further enriched by his exposure to the works of Richard Wagner.
Никола́й Андре́евич Ри́мский-Ко́рсаков — русский композитор, педагог, дирижёр, общественный деятель, музыкальный критик; участник «Могучей кучки». Среди его сочинений — 15 опер, 3 симфонии, симфонические произведения, инструментальные концерты, кантаты, камерно-инструментальная, вокальная и духовная музыка.

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