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My musical life

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Paperback, Faber and Faber, 1989. 478 pages, black and white illustrations. Condition fair, some surface scratches to front cover and creasing to spine. Translated from Russian by Judah A Joffe.

Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov was probably one of the most significant composers in Russia in the 19th century. Largely self taught - he trained as a naval officer - he is best known for three orchestra works: "Sheherazade", the "Spanish Capriccio" and "Russian Easter". He has influenced subsequent generations of composers, and his own pupils included Glazunov, Stravinsky and Prokofiev. A major part of the book describes Rimsky-Korsakov's own musical career, from unpromising amateur beginnings to final unofficial ascendancy as the father of Russian music.

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Author(s):
Rimsky-Korsakov
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571142451
ISBN-13:
9780571142453
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
My Musical Life

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Paperback, Faber and Faber, 1989. 478 pages, black and white illustrations. Condition fair, some surface scratches to front cover and creasing to spine. Translated from Russian by Judah A Joffe.

Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov was probably one of the most significant composers in Russia in the 19th century. Largely self taught - he trained as a naval officer - he is best known for three orchestra works: "Sheherazade", the "Spanish Capriccio" and "Russian Easter". He has influenced subsequent generations of composers, and his own pupils included Glazunov, Stravinsky and Prokofiev. A major part of the book describes Rimsky-Korsakov's own musical career, from unpromising amateur beginnings to final unofficial ascendancy as the father of Russian music.

Author(s):
Rimsky-Korsakov
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0571142451
ISBN-13:
9780571142453
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
My Musical Life

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