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Balakirev

[buh-lah-kuh-ruh f; Russian buh-lah-kyir-yif]
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noun
  1. Mi·li A·lek·se·e·vich [mee-lee al-ik-sey-uh-vich; Russian mee-lee uhl-yik-syey-yiv-yich] /ˈmi li ˌæl ɪkˈseɪ ə vɪtʃ; Russian ˈmi li ʌl yɪkˈsyeɪ yɪv yɪtʃ/, 1837–1910, Russian composer.
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Historical Examples

  • Balakirev was distressed at this interruption to Rimskys musical career.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • If, on this account, we are thought to have separated from Balakirev, fortunately it is not the case.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Cui first met Balakirev in 1856, and was introduced by him to Dargomijsky.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • He accepted, and named Laroche and Balakirev as his coadjutors.

  • I have had a letter from Balakirev scolding me because I am doing nothing.


British Dictionary definitions for balakirev

Balakirev

noun
  1. Mily Alexeyevich (ˈmilij alɪkˈsjejɪvitʃ). 1837–1910, Russian composer, whose works include two symphonic poems, two symphonies, and many arrangements of Russian folk songs
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