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Scheherazade, Op. 35: Symphonic Suite for Orchestra
     

Scheherazade, Op. 35: Symphonic Suite for Orchestra

by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
 

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One of the world's most beloved symphonic compositions, Scheherazade is a shimmering, evocative musical treatment of the legend of the sultan's wife who staved off certain death by entertaining her husband with fascinating stories for 1,001 nights.
Imbued with exotic New Eastern moods and the subtle flavor of Russian folk music, this lyrical masterpiece &

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One of the world's most beloved symphonic compositions, Scheherazade is a shimmering, evocative musical treatment of the legend of the sultan's wife who staved off certain death by entertaining her husband with fascinating stories for 1,001 nights.
Imbued with exotic New Eastern moods and the subtle flavor of Russian folk music, this lyrical masterpiece — a staple of the orchestral repertoire for more than a century — contains four parts:
I. The sea and Sinbad's ship
II. The narrative of Prince Kalandar
III. The Young prince and the young princess
IV. Festival in Baghdad. The sea. Conclusion
Reproduced here from the authoritative Belaieff edition, the score appears with bar-numbered movements. Ideal for study in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall, this affordable, high-quality, conveniently sized volume will be the edition of choice for music students and music lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486406411
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/08/1999
Series:
Dover Miniature Music Scores Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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