Fabulous Composers/Compositions: Nikolaj Rimski-Korsakov – Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op. 1
English: Photograph of Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (18 March 6 March 1844 – 21 June 8 June 1908) in 1866, when he was in the Russian Navy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Nikolaj Rimski-Korsakov – Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op. 1
Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra.
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The symphony is written in the traditional four movements.
- Largo assai—Allegro
- Andante tranquillo
- Scherzo. Vivace
- Allegro assai
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov wrote his Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 1 (originally in E-flat minor), between 1861 and 1865 under the guidance of Mily Balakirev. Balakirev also premiered the work at a concert of the Free Music School in December 1865. Rimsky-Korsakov revised the work in 1884.
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