Rimsky-Korsakov and I sat alone in the empty hall and overflowed with delight.
Rimsky-Korsakov declared himself willing to accept him as a pupil.
His obsequies were solemnly carried out, says Rimsky-Korsakov.
Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin soon became intimate, notwithstanding the ten years difference in their ages.
Rimsky-Korsakov was a noble and devoted friend, but he was before all things a craftsman of the highest excellence.
I often found him at work in his laboratory, writes Rimsky-Korsakov, which communicated directly with his dwelling.
From this congenial companionship Rimsky-Korsakov was abruptly severed in 1863, when he was ordered to sea in the cruiser Almaz.
Besides the national element, Rimsky-Korsakov introduces characteristic songs of other countries.
From contempt for the schools, Rimsky-Korsakov suddenly went over to the cult of musical technique.
This dramatic and beautifully written episode has been set to music as it stands by Rimsky-Korsakov.