Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka  (1804-1857)
Last updated: 02.10.17
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka was a Russian composer, the first whose music won general acceptance outside Russia; show various "nationalist" traits in his works. Regarded therefore as the "father" of Russian music. Studied piano with Field; visited Italy and Germany before bringing out operas "Ivan Susanin" (1836) and "Ruslan and Ludmila"; made trips abroad later, dying in Berlin. Also composed "Jota aragonesa" and other works in imitation-Spanish style; chamber music for strings and for wind; many piano pieces and songs.
Books :
Books:
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book15.gif Glinka's Life in Music: A Chronicle Alexandra Orlova flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
book15.gif Memoirs Mikhail Glinka flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
CDs :
Recorder Music CDs:
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Recorder Sheet Music
Overture to Russlan and Ludmila (S/S/D/D/A/A/T/T/B/GB/CB)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Score and Parts.
Level: 5 - Very Difficult.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00106)