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Rimsky-Korsakov

or Rimski-Korsakov, Rimsky-Korsakoff

[rim-skee-kawr-suh-kawf, -kof; Russian ryeem-skyee-kawr-suh-kuh f] /ˈrɪm skiˈkɔr səˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian ˈryim skyiˈkɔr sə kəf/
noun
1.
Nicolai Andreevich
[nyi-kuh-lahy uhn-drye-yi-vyich] /nyɪ kəˈlaɪ ʌnˈdryɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1844–1908, Russian composer.
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  • Rimsky-Korsakov and I sat alone in the empty hall and overflowed with delight.

  • Rimsky-Korsakov declared himself willing to accept him as a pupil.

  • His obsequies were solemnly carried out, says Rimsky-Korsakov.

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  • Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin soon became intimate, notwithstanding the ten years difference in their ages.

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  • Rimsky-Korsakov was a noble and devoted friend, but he was before all things a craftsman of the highest excellence.

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  • I often found him at work in his laboratory, writes Rimsky-Korsakov, which communicated directly with his dwelling.

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  • From this congenial companionship Rimsky-Korsakov was abruptly severed in 1863, when he was ordered to sea in the cruiser Almaz.

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  • Besides the national element, Rimsky-Korsakov introduces characteristic songs of other countries.

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  • From contempt for the schools, Rimsky-Korsakov suddenly went over to the cult of musical technique.

  • This dramatic and beautifully written episode has been set to music as it stands by Rimsky-Korsakov.

British Dictionary definitions for Rimsky-Korsakov

Rimsky-Korsakov

/ˈrɪmskɪˈkɔːsəkɒf; Russian ˈrimskijˈkɔrsəkəf/
noun
1.
Nikolai Andreyevich (nikaˈlaj anˈdrjejɪvitʃ). 1844–1908, Russian composer; noted for such works as the orchestral suite Scheherazade (1888) and the opera Le Coq d'or (first performed in 1910)
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