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Modest Mussorgsky:

Music from 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.

Music heard in this episode:

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov: Polonaise
Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Rimsky - Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Prokofiev: Love for 3 Oranges: March
Tchaikovsky: Euguene Onegin: Waltz
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov: Polonaise
Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky - Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Sultan: Flight of the Bumblebee

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This Week's Quiz

Who is the father of Russian classical music?

 Piotr Tchaikovsky

 Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Sergei Prokofiev

 Mikhail Glinka

What fruit is in the title of a Prokofiev opera?

 Apple

 Banana

 Grape

 Orange

 Strawberry

Alexander Borodin was a chemist who also wrote music. What is the name of Borodin’s only opera?

 Tsar Sultan

 Eugene Onegin

 Prince Igor

 Russlan and Ludmilla

 Boris Godunov

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Modest Mussorgsky:

Music from 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.

Music heard in this episode:

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov: Polonaise
Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Rimsky - Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Prokofiev: Love for 3 Oranges: March
Tchaikovsky: Euguene Onegin: Waltz
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov: Polonaise
Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky - Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Sultan: Flight of the Bumblebee

More shows about Modest Mussorgsky

About Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition
Halloween Music
The Mighty Handful

Learn more about Modest Mussorgsky

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Who is the father of Russian classical music?

 Piotr Tchaikovsky

 Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov

 Modest Mussorgsky

 Sergei Prokofiev

 Mikhail Glinka

What fruit is in the title of a Prokofiev opera?

 Apple

 Banana

 Grape

 Orange

 Strawberry

Alexander Borodin was a chemist who also wrote music. What is the name of Borodin’s only opera?

 Tsar Sultan

 Eugene Onegin

 Prince Igor

 Russlan and Ludmilla

 Boris Godunov

 

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