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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

About Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov became a navy officer in order to follow in his older brother’s footsteps. But his real talent lay in music. After leaving the navy, he became a teacher at the St. Petersburg Conservatory -- even though he had little formal music education himself.

Music heard in this episode:

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony #1 - Chant du Monde
Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden - Dance of the Tumblers
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Rimsky-Korsakov: Schherazade
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mozart and Salieri
Rimsky-Korsakov: Tsar’s Bride - Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Learn more about Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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This Week's Quiz

Rimsky-Korsakov was born in what country?

 Russia

 Germany

 Austria

 Poland

What was the name of Rimsky-Korsakov's musical group of friends?

 The Mighty Mice

 Five Strong Men

 The Mighty Five

 The Composers Circle

Rimsky-Korsakov became a very good music teacher.

 True

 False

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

About Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov became a navy officer in order to follow in his older brother’s footsteps. But his real talent lay in music. After leaving the navy, he became a teacher at the St. Petersburg Conservatory -- even though he had little formal music education himself.

Music heard in this episode:

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony #1 - Chant du Monde
Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden - Dance of the Tumblers
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Rimsky-Korsakov: Schherazade
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mozart and Salieri
Rimsky-Korsakov: Tsar’s Bride - Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Learn more about Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Rimsky-Korsakov was born in what country?

 Russia

 Germany

 Austria

 Poland

What was the name of Rimsky-Korsakov's musical group of friends?

 The Mighty Mice

 Five Strong Men

 The Mighty Five

 The Composers Circle

Rimsky-Korsakov became a very good music teacher.

 True

 False

 

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