Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov (1844-1908)

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201601From Five To One20160912Donald Macleod begins an exploration of Rimsky-Korsakov's final years.

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

201602A Mania For Revision20160913How crippling doubts plagued Rimsky-Korsakov as he began revising countless works of his.

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

201603Reinventing A Past20160914How Rimsky-Korsakov drew inspiration for his operas from a branch of Russian folklore.

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

201604Lightning Strikes20160915How the ancient Greek and Roman worlds provided inspiration for Rimsky-Korsakov's music.

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

201605A Short Ride To Vesuvius20160916How a ditty about a funicular ride up Mount Vesuvius inspired Rimsky-Korsakov.

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