Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov (1844-1908) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01From Five to One20160912

Donald Macleod begins an exploration of Rimsky-Korsakov's final years.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

02A Mania for Revision20160913

How crippling doubts plagued Rimsky-Korsakov as he began revising countless works of his.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

03Reinventing a Past20160914

How Rimsky-Korsakov drew inspiration for his operas from a branch of Russian folklore.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

04Lightning Strikes20160915

How the ancient Greek and Roman worlds provided inspiration for Rimsky-Korsakov's music.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

05A Short Ride to Vesuvius20160916

How a ditty about a funicular ride up Mount Vesuvius inspired Rimsky-Korsakov.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.