Mikhail Glinka

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Glinka is considered the father of Russian music and exerted a significant influence on such great later composers as Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Stravinsky.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Ruslan and Lyudmila, opera in 5 acts, G. xiv 1837 Opera
A Life for the Tsar (Ivan Susanin; Zhizn' za tsarya), opera, G. xii 1834 Opera
Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla, G. xivov 1837 Orchestral
Kamarinskaya (Russian scherzo), fantasy for orchestra, G. ii105 1848 Orchestral
Variations on a theme of Mozart, for piano (or harp) in E flat major, G. vi13 1822 Keyboard
Nocturne, for harp (or piano) in E flat major, G. vi62 1828 Chamber Music
Capriccio brillante on the Jota Aragonesa (Spanish Overture No. 1), for orchestra, G. ii3 1845 Orchestral
Trio pathétique, for clarinet (or violin), bassoon (or cello) & piano in D minor, G. iv173 1832 Chamber Music
Valse-Fantaisie, for piano in B minor, G. vi193 1839 Keyboard
The Lark (Zhavronok), song for voice & piano (A Farewell to St. Petersburg No. 10), G. x250 1840 Vocal Music
I recall that wonderful moment (Ya pomnyu chudnoye mgnoven'ye), song for voice & piano, G. x201 1840 Vocal Music
Doubt (Someniye), song for voice & piano, G. x176 1838 Vocal Music
Prince Kholmsky (Knyaz' Kholmsky), incidental music for voices & orchestra, G. vii37 1840 Orchestral
Valse-Fantaisie, for orchestra in B minor, G. ii213 1839 Orchestral
Work(s) 1822 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Do not tempt me needlessly (Ne iskushay menya bez nuzhdï), elegy for voice & piano, G. x2 1825 Vocal Music
Patriotiskaya Pesn' (National Anthem, Russian Federation 1991-2000, G. xvii227) 1833 Choral
La separation, nocturne for piano in F minor, G. xvi204 1839 Keyboard
A Farewell to St. Petersburg (Proshchaniye s Peterburgom), song cycle (12) for voice & piano, G. x206 1840 Vocal Music
Sonata for viola & piano in D minor, G. iv3 1825 Chamber Music
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