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  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


 Composer Teachers and their Students


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov spent years as a professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Many of his students became famous composers themselves: Anatol Liadov, Alexander Glazunov, and Igor Stravinsky. A lot of famous composers studied with each other.   [MORE]



RUSSIAN COMPOSERS

RUSSIAN COMPOSERS
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov composed his first symphony while serving in the Russian navy. Learn about other Russian composers.

COMPOSER TIMELINE

COMPOSER TIMELINE
Check the Classics for Kids Composer Timeline to find out what was happening in the world when Rimsky- Korsakov was composing.

WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE AN OPERA SINGER?

WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE AN OPERA SINGER?
Opera singer Denyce Graves performs a wide range of repertoire. In additon to opera arias, her recitals include German Lieder, French mélodie, and English art song, as well as the popular music of Broadway musicals, jazz and American spirituals. She tells us what it is like to be a performer.

LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS
Teachers - Classics for Kids' lesson plans, including plans based on Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee can help your students learn about music and more. Download the FREE lessons and materials for your classroom today.

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