Rimsky-Korsakoff : Scheherazade

Rimsky-Korsakoff : Scheherazade

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Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) : Scheherazade
A1 - The Sea And Sinbads Ship
A2 - The Story Of The Kalender Prince
B1 - The Young Prince And The Young Princess
B2 - Festival In Bagdad - The Sea - The Ship Goes To Pieces On A Rock Surmounted By A Bronze Warrior

Scheherazade, also commonly Sheherazade, Op. 35, is a symphonic suite Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov composed in 1888; it is based on One Thousand and One Nights (also known as The Arabian Nights).

This orchestral work combines two features typical of Russian music and of Rimsky-Korsakov in particular : dazzling, colorful orchestration and an interest in the East, which figured greatly in the history of Imperial Russia, as well as orientalism in general. The name "Scheherazade" refers to the main character Shahrazad of the One Thousand and One Nights. It is considered Rimsky-Korsakov's most popular work