[gling-kuh; Russian glyeen-kuh]
- Mi·kha·il I·va·no·vich [mi-kah-eel i-vah-nuh-vich; Russian myi-khuh-yeel ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /mɪ kɑˈil ɪˈvɑ nə vɪtʃ; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/, 1803–57, Russian composer.
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Examples from the Web for glinka
Glinka was the first inspired interpreter of the Russian nationality in music.
There is no doubt, writes Glinka, that I owe more to Dehn than to any of my masters.
At twenty Glinka took singing lessons from the Italian Belloli.
He is seeking, in fact, to fuse Glinka and Wagner, and produce a Russian music-drama.
I can only say no one loves and appreciates Glinka more than I do.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
- Mikhail Ivanovich (mixaˈil iˈvanəvitʃ). 1803–57, Russian composer who pioneered the Russian national school of music. His works include the operas A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842)
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