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    Glinka is often regarded as the founder of Russian nationalism in music and his influence on composers such as Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin and Mussorgsky was considerable but he's not known for his string quartets. He started work on his 1st String Quartet in 1823 (at the tender age of 19) and it...
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    Glinka's String Quartet No.2 in F Major was written between 1829-30, before his first trip abroad (Italy) and 12 years before he wrote Ruslan and Ludmila. You can certainly detect some of the themes from the famous opera in the outer movements of this quartet as its almost operatic in style. Its...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi, all, I have been attempting to locate recordings of the Glinka piano music that we used throughout the movie "Russian Ark" by Alexandr Sokhurov, but I have not been able to find anything. Anybody be of any assistance? Many thanks in advance, and Happy New Year! Peter
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    I recently just graduated from Goldsmiths University in London, UK (I have just re-read by post and It comes across like an essay, sorry about that, but keep at it I hope you will find it interesting if not informative) a few of you may have heard of it, it has a famous-ish research department...
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