Fabulous Composers/Compositions: Nikolaj Rimski-Korsakov – Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op. 1

English: Photograph of Russian composer Nikola...

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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The symphony is written in the traditional four movements.

  1. Largo assai—Allegro
  2. Andante tranquillo
  3. Scherzo. Vivace
  4. 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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