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Igor Stravinsky
"Infernal Dance" from The Firebird

 

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Stravinksy: The Firebird

Composer Teachers and their Students

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov spent years as a professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Many of his students became famous composers themselves: Anatol Liadov, Alexander Glazunov, and Igor Stravinsky. A lot of famous composers studied with each other.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Who was Rimsky-Korsakov's most famous pupil?

Igor Stravinsky

Edward Elgar

Modest Mussorgsky

Anatol Liadov


2.Members of the Bach family taught each other music for hundreds of years.

True

False


3. Who was Beethoven's teacher?

Franz Schubert

Franz Joseph Haydn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Robert Schumann


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