Classical Sunday: Rimsky-Korsakov’s 3rd

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was one of five prominent 19th-century Russian composers who worked together to create a distinctly Russian classical music.

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Николай Андреевич Римский-Корсаков
Work: Symphony No.3 in C-major, Op.32 (1873)

Mov.I: Moderato assai – Allegro 00:00
Mov.II: Scherzo: Vivo 12:30
Mov.III: Andante 18:42
Mov.IV: Allegro con spirito 27:28

Orchestra: St. Peterburg State Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: André Anichanov

Picture: Morning in a Pine Forest by Ivan Shishkin & Konstantin Savitsky (1889)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was one of five prominent 19th-century Russian composers who worked together to create a distinctly Russian classical music.  They are known as The Mighty Handful (Russian: Могучая кучка), The Five or The New Russian School.

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