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Flight of the Bumblebee


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Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Russian Operas

Many pieces of music from Russian operas have become much more famous in the concert hall than on the opera stage. Some of these pieces include Tchaikovsky's Waltz and Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Alexander Borodin’s Polovstian Dances from Prince Igor, and Sergei Prokofiev’s march from The Love for Three Oranges.

Track list:
Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada – Procession of the Nobles
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges – March
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin – Waltz
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov – Polonaise
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What is the name of Prokofiev's famous opera?

The Mikado

La Boheme


The Love for Three Oranges

2.Who wrote Prince Igor?

Modest Mussorgsky

Cesar Cui

Alexander Borodin

Igor Stravinsky

3. Alexander Borodin was a professor who only wrote music in his spare time.



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