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Rimsky-Korsakov

or Rim·ski-Kor·sa·kov, Rim·sky-Kor·sa·koff

[rim-skee-kawr-suh-kawf, -kof; Russian ryeem-skyee-kawr-suh-kuh f]
noun
  1. Ni·co·lai An·dre·e·vich [nyi-kuh-lahy uhn-drye-yi-vyich] /nyɪ kəˈlaɪ ʌnˈdryɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1844–1908, Russian composer.
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Examples from the Web for rimsky-korsakov

Historical Examples

  • Rimsky-Korsakov declared himself willing to accept him as a pupil.

    Miniature essays: Igor Stravinsky

    Anonymous

  • His obsequies were solemnly carried out, says Rimsky-Korsakov.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Rimsky-Korsakov was in the Imperial navy, and Borodin was a professor of chemistry.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Rimsky-Korsakov was the first of the Russian composers to write a symphony.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Rimsky-Korsakov courteously, but decidedly, declined the offer.


British Dictionary definitions for rimsky-korsakov

Rimsky-Korsakov

noun
  1. Nikolai Andreyevich (nikaˈlaj anˈdrjejɪvitʃ). 1844–1908, Russian composer; noted for such works as the orchestral suite Scheherazade (1888) and the opera Le Coq d'or (first performed in 1910)
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