Scheherazade, Op. 35: Symphonic Suite for Orchestra by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
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.