Definition of Rimsky-Korsakov
1. Noun. Russian composer of operas and orchestral works; often used themes from folk music (1844-1908).
Generic synonyms: Composer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rimsky-Korsakov
Literary usage of Rimsky-Korsakov
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"The musical pictures of Rimsky- Korsakov are mostly riant and sunny ; sometimes breezy and boisterous, as in the sea-music of ' Sadko ' and ' Scheherezade ' ..."
2. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"SADKO Opera in three acts by Rimsky-Korsakov. Founded upon a Novgorod folk story. A POOR wandering minstrel of Novgorod, one Sadko,. sings for the ..."
3. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"19, 1860; pupil of Czerny, Johann- sen, and Rimsky-Korsakov at the Petrograd Cons.—Works: The operas Sous la feuillée (1 act, French); ..."
4. The Growth of Music: A Study in Musical History for Schools by Henry Cope Colles (1916)
"Rimsky-Korsakov was the first among the Russians to produce a symphony, and was the most prolific composer of this group ; he produced a large number of ..."
5. Russia of the Russians by Harold Williams (1915)
"Rimsky-Korsakov was a strong and a happy man, one of the few Russian artists who have attained inner harmony. It is interesting to compare Rimsky-Korsakov's ..."