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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Rimsky-Korsakov - Best recordings/performances Following up on same question I asked about Ravel, what are your absolute favorite recordings/performances of Rismky-Korsakov? I've found it particularly difficult to find a satisfying version of Scheherazade, the violin solo from the Prince is...
  2. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Curious, out of the three pieces, which movement (or in the case of the Russian Easter Festival Overture, whole work) is your favorite by the great Rimsky-Korsakov? Please note that I'm asking for your favorite, not which you think was his best (even though it's ok if you believe they are the...
  3. Solved Cases (archive)
    Which one????? Little 4 second melody: I am having trouble finding it. :(
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    So, as I talked about in the thread "Pieces that have blown you away recently", I recently listened to Mussorgsky's original version of "Night on Bald Mountain" and I loved it. It's way different from the Rimsky-Korsakov version. Mussorgsky had a lot of original and unique ideas and I can tell...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    Ockay i was more familiar whit sheherazade than capriccio espagnol, i was suprise all do its not has good has sheherazade it's still Worth the admittion. Rimsky-Korsakov may be somesort of an ace of spades in russian classical music, but he not the worst of the worst to be fair. So i would...
  6. Opera
    Following on from forum member albertfallickwang's excellent thread on cuts in opera, I was wondering what others thought about corrections to perceived errors and weaknesses by composers and conductors? The one which is most familiar to me is Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov which was 'corrected' by...
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Ockay if im correct in no particular order i name the six :Prokofiev, Stravinsky, mussorgsky, rimsky-Korsakov, shostakovitch, tchaikovsky. Who are your favorite of this list Here my answer to this 1- mussorgsky because he make the prettiest music, yet powerfull 2- Prokofiev same reason as...
  8. Off Topic Pub
    My largest three: This one including works of Mozart, Bartok, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Mahler, Rimsky-Korsakov, Franc, Strauss II, and De Falla.
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