Biography of Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow (1844-1908)

18.03.1844
Born in Tichwin near St. Petersburg
1853
First composition
1856
Commitment as naval cadet, due to his descent from a distinguished family.
1861
On the navy school contact with Balakirew and intensification of his musical studies
1865
He conducted the premiere of his own first symphony during his education at the navy.
1867
Frequent discussions of "The five" consisting of Mussorgskij, Borodin, Balakirew, Cui and Rimskij-Korsakow
1871
Professorship at the conservatory St Petersburg
1873
Leaves navy and is allowed to teach at conservatory without uniform from now on.
1876
Quintet for woodwinds and piano
1883
Musical head of the court band of the tsar and teacher (amongst others Glasunov, Prokofjew und a href="person.php?id=1974&englisch=true">Strawinsky)
1892
In his opera Mlada Rimskij-Korsakow is one of the first composers to use the alto flute as part of the orchestra.
As he knows about his technical insufficiency, he starts a late study of counter point.
21.06.1908
Dies on manor Ljubensk near Luga

Sheet music for flute:

Quintett (B-Dur)
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(flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Andante
  3. Rondo Allegretto
My edition is a quite old one and no longer available. The new Belaieff edition has only the parts, no score.


Song of India - from Sadko (F-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(4 flutes)
Rubank Inc., HL 4479514
Rating: easy
  1. Moderately
The first flute quartet I ever played. Parts and score. The parts have to be cut in two or you need to make illegal copies.


CDs with/from Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow

Quatuor Syrinx
    Marc Berthomieu: Arcadie:
  1. Bergers (01:55:00)
  2. Syrinx Magique (02:26:00)
  3. Dryade (01:59:00)
  4. Jacques Castérède: Flutes en vacances - flutes legeres (02:26:00)
  5. Scott Joplin: Ragtime Dance "a Step-time two step" (01:50:00)
  6. Fetes (01:52:00)
  7. Passepied (01:54:00)
  8. Complaintes (01:32:00)
  9. Tambourin (01:32:00)
  10. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: Le vol du Bourdon (01:18:00)
  11. Friedrich Kuhlau: Rondo (04:30:00)
  12. Marc Berthomieu: Les Chats:
  13. Persan bleu (02:09:00)
  14. Pume (01:13:00)
  15. Siamois (01:35:00)
  16. Lynx (02:50:00)
  17. Chat perche (00:00:01)
  18. Stephane Touron: Frivole (01:09:00)
  19. Jacques Petit: Pop (01:45:00)
James Galway - a Portrait (2 CD) (1996)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Konzert Nr. 2 D-Dur, KV 324:
  1. Allegro (05:35:00)
  2. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: Flight of the Bumble Bee (01:09:00)
  3. Antonio Vivaldi: Die Vier Jahreszeiten, Frühling - Allegro (05:05:00)
  4. Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite Nr. 2 h-moll, BWV 1067 - Menuett und Badinerie (02:40:00)
  5. Guilio Briccialdi: Karneval von Venedig (06:33:00)
  6. N. N.: Belfast Hornpipe (02:32:00)
  7. Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto Pastoral - Rondo (06:28:00)
  8. Tamezō Narita: Song of the Seashore (02:52:00)
  9. N. N.: Danny Boy (03:18:00)
  10. Andrew Lloyd-Webber: Memory from Cats (03:28:00)
  11. Hori Fujikake: Sakura (04:09:00)
  12. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Concerto in G-Dur, Wq. 169 - Presto (05:41:00)
  13. N. N.: Over the Sea to Sky (03:42:00)
  14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartett in F-Dur, KV 370 - Rondeau (04:30:00)
  15. Larry Henley: The Wind beneath my Wings (03:24:00)
  16. Georg Friedrich Händel: Sonate in F-Dur, op. 1 No. 1:
  17. Sicilana (01:11:00)
  18. Allegro (01:51:00)
  19. Elton John: Little Jeannie (03:23:00)
  20. N. N.: Waltzing Matilda (04:33:00)
  21. N. N.: Shenandoah (04:03:00)
  22. Gabriel Fauré: Berceuse (02:52:00)
  23. Aram Khatchaturian: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (06:23:00)
  24. Henry Mancini: Cameo for Flute "... for James" (04:03:00)
  25. Franz Schubert: Serenade D.957 (03:52:00)
  26. Claude Debussy: Syrinx (02:19:00)
  27. John Corigliano: Voyage (08:29:00)
  28. Antonio Bazzini: La Ronde des lutins (05:54:00)
Enthält auch Multimedia-Inhalte
Die 14 Berliner Flötisten
jpc
  1. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: It s Hummeltime (02:02:00)
  2. Claude Debussy: L après-midi à 14 (09:04:00)
  3. Antonin Dvořák: Valse romantique (03:02:00)
  4. Richard Strauss: Serenade (07:46:00)
  5. Antonin Dvořák: Serenade op. 44:
  6. Moderato, quasi marcia (03:24:00)
  7. Tempo di minuetto (05:34:00)
  8. Andante con moto (07:09:00)
  9. Allegro molto (05:33:00)
  10. Claude Debussy: Clair de lune (03:43:00)
  11. Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek: Ouvertüre aus der Oper Donna Diana (05:42:00)
  12. Claude Debussy: Petite Suite:
  13. En bateau. Andantino (03:10:00)
  14. Cortege. Moderato (03:03:00)
  15. Cortege. Moderato (03:03:00)
  16. Menuet. Moderato (02:32:00)
  17. Ballet. Allegro giusto (02:47:00)
János Bálint, Nóra Mercz
Romantic Music for Flute and Harp (1993)
Bizet - Tchaikovsky - Gluck - Debussy - Ravel - Chopin
jpc
  1. Georges Bizet: Intermezzo from the Opera "Carmen" (02:32:00)
  2. Jules Massenet: Meditation from the Opera "Thaïs" (04:30:00)
  3. Auguste Durand: Premiere Valse in E Flat Major, Op. 83 (05:32:00)
  4. Georges Bizet: Menuet in E Flat Major (04:20:00)
  5. Claude Debussy: Petite Suite No. 1 - En bateau (04:09:00)
  6. Maurice Ravel: Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera (02:40:00)
  7. Auguste Durand: Chaconne in A Flat Minor (04:00:00)
  8. Christoph Willibald Gluck: Ballet in D minor (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) from the Opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" (07:27:00)
  9. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante in C Major, KV 315 (06:18:00)
  10. Frederick Chopin: Variations in E Major on the Theme Non piu mesta from Rossini's Opera "La Cenerentola" (05:06:00)
  11. Edmund Schuëcker: Mazurka in E Flat Minor, op. 12 (05:10:00)
  12. Nikolai Rimskij-Korsakow: Hindu Song from the Opera "Sadko" (03:26:00)
  13. Peter I. Tschaikowsky: Valse sentimentale in F Minor (02:45:00)
  14. Johann Strauß: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 (01:37:00)
Wurde im Studio aufgenommen, klingt aber nach einem Hallraum wie in der Kirche. Seltsamerweise kommt die Flöte dabei ganz aus der Ferne. Irritiert mich beim Hören. "Romantisch" im Titel ist wohl nicht musikhistorisch gemeint, sonst hätten Gluck und Mozart da nix verloren.
Eric Le Sage, Les Vents Français
jpc
    Francis Poulenc: Sextett FP100:
  1. Allegro vivace (07:18:00)
  2. Divertissement - Andantino (04:12:00)
  3. Finale - Prestissimo (05:21:00)
  4. Louise Farrenc: Sextet op. 40:
  5. Allegro (11:28:00)
  6. Andante sostenuto (05:29:00)
  7. Allegro vivace (06:26:00)
  8. Albert Roussel: Divertissement op. 6 (06:33:00)
  9. André Caplet: Quintet:
  10. Allegro brillamente (07:57:00)
  11. Adagio (06:15:00)
  12. Scherzo (04:01:00)
  13. Finale - Allegro con fuoco (07:24:00)
  14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet KV 452:
  15. Largo - Allegro moderato (10:16:00)
  16. Larghetto (08:27:00)
  17. Allegretto (05:44:00)
  18. Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet op. 16:
  19. Allegro, ma non troppo (13:41:00)
  20. Andante cantabile (07:25:00)
  21. Allegro, ma non troppo (05:37:00)
  22. Ludwig Thuille: Sextet op. 6:
  23. Allegro moderato (10:18:00)
  24. Larghetto (06:54:00)
  25. Gavotte - Andante quasi allegretto (03:25:00)
  26. Finale - Vivace (05:42:00)
  27. Allegro con brio (10:33:00)
  28. Andante - Fughetta - Andante (09:44:00)
  29. Rondo - allegretto (08:04:00)

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Last edit 06.05.2020