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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

Russian Operas

Many pieces of music from Russian operas have become much more famous in the concert hall than on the opera stage. Some of these pieces include Tchaikovsky's Waltz and Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Alexander Borodin’s Polovstian Dances from Prince Igor, and Sergei Prokofiev’s march from The Love for Three Oranges.

Music heard in this episode:

Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada – Procession of the Nobles
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges – March
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin – Waltz
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov – Polonaise
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Learn more about Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What is the name of Prokofiev's famous opera?

 The Mikado

 La Boheme

 Aida

 The Love for Three Oranges

Who wrote Prince Igor?

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Cesar Cui

 Alexander Borodin

 Igor Stravinsky

Alexander Borodin was a professor who only wrote music in his spare time.

 True

 False

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

Russian Operas

Many pieces of music from Russian operas have become much more famous in the concert hall than on the opera stage. Some of these pieces include Tchaikovsky's Waltz and Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Alexander Borodin’s Polovstian Dances from Prince Igor, and Sergei Prokofiev’s march from The Love for Three Oranges.

Music heard in this episode:

Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada – Procession of the Nobles
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges – March
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin – Waltz
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov – Polonaise
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Learn more about Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

What is the name of Prokofiev's famous opera?

 The Mikado

 La Boheme

 Aida

 The Love for Three Oranges

Who wrote Prince Igor?

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Cesar Cui

 Alexander Borodin

 Igor Stravinsky

Alexander Borodin was a professor who only wrote music in his spare time.

 True

 False

 

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