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Николай Римский-Корсаков


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Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) was a Russian classical composer who wrote his name into world music history with his operas and symphonies, such as Sadko; Snow Maiden; Le Coq d’Or (The Golden Cockerel); Scheherazade; etc. Rimsky-Korsakov was a member of the “Mighty Handful” / composer community aka , along with Alexander Borodin and Modest Musorgsky.


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  • espoiraout

    I had only heard a few of his compositions here and there, but sitting down and listening to him... wow. The second symphony is truly beautiful!

    7 Mar 10:24am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    Nowadays he would be one of the best sound producers. In all his works he fantastically built the orchestra sounds. And also we must thank them for Igor Stravinsky.

    8 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Ph1lippe

    @Sandronic: Can't even type this with my keyboard. So I won't vote for this. Truth is English is the best conduit, the best way to share with the international community. What if I spoke to you in french, would you get anything I'd say? Maybe you would but come on, we've got to try to be understood by most people, otherwise, what we say carry less meaning. Sorry for posting this here, but I just feel like if I make an effort to speak another language than mine for understanding sake, why should russians not do the same? Don't you feel like sharing your thoughts in a manner that'll be understood by the most?

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Hammid

    Scheherazade <3

    18 Oct 2012 Reply
  • rasporot_sumeyu

    один из любимейших композиторов

    23 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Shalako1st

    Yes Sandronic, and all the others. Please vote. Actually, reading the rules for posting, English is the preferred manner for both song titles, artist names and biographical descriptions. The rules for all postings were painfully brought to my attention lately. I believe in sharing.

    7 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Sandronic

    Please, vote for the correct nameНиколай+Андреевич+Римский-Корсаков /////////// Предлагаю дружно голосовать за полное имя Николая Андреевича: - Кликаем наНиколай+Андреевич+Римский-Корсаков - Кликаем "сообщить об ошибке" - Выбираем "это правильное имя исполнителя"

    7 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Darya01

    Of course.. Scheherazade. Romantic/dramatic melodies :D

    10 May 2011 Reply
  • chicknwangs

    no.3 = pure sex

    7 Apr 2011 Reply
  • andyisdead

    his first symphony *_*

    19 Mar 2011 Reply
  • reagan0

    There is no technical reason why the name can't be available in both character sets. One is just a transliteration of the other. Transliteration can be done behind the scene, so that browsing and scrobbling is unaffected, and everybody can be happy. It's up to whether they want to do it that way or not. But, until provides such a system, and since I can't read Cyrillic, naturally I'd prefer that it remain in the Latin character set.

    29 Jul 2010 Reply
  • MoradMardini

    passionate , strong ... chaotic ....Filled my head

    10 Jan 2010 Reply
  • PTheD

    Seeing how is primarily in English I like the spelling "Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov"

    2 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Kaorikaze

    this dude makes mad death/thrash

    20 Oct 2009 Reply

    _Lis_ has suggested the correct name.

    15 Jun 2009 Reply
  • lookfc

    Scheherazade ....whose wife she is

    9 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Joanie87

    My new favorite composer!

    3 Jun 2009 Reply
  • __Lis__

    Dead-shinobi, i'm afraid you are WRONG.

    12 May 2009 Reply
  • Dead-shinobi

    Lis, no way. It isn't the correct name.

    28 Apr 2009 Reply
  • ClassicaRussa

    Hello! If you are interested in Russian classical music, you are welcome to listen to my Russian classical radio ( In our Russian classical group ( you are also most welcome!

    6 Mar 2009 Reply
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