Mily Balakirev

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Balakirev was a late Romantic composer and educator who was central in the development of the 19th century movement for Russian nationalist music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Islamey, Oriental fantasy for piano 1869 Keyboard
Russian Folksongs (30), song transcriptions for piano 4 hands 1898 Keyboard
Russia (Rus'), Second Overture on Russian Themes, for orchestra (2nd version) 1884 Orchestral
Symphony No. 2 in D minor 1900 Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 2 in E flat major (completed by Lyapunov) 1861 Concerto
Piano Sonata No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 5 1855 Keyboard
Symphony No. 1 in C major 1864 Symphony
Tamara, symphonic poem 1867 Orchestral
The Lark (Zhavoronok), transcription for piano after Glinka 1864 Keyboard
Piano Sonata [No. 2] in B flat minor 1900 Keyboard
Au jardin, ├ętude-idylle for piano in D flat major 1884 Keyboard
Overture on the Themes of 3 Russian Songs, for orchestra 1858 Orchestral
King Lear (Korol' Lir), incidental music 1858 Orchestral
Suite on Pieces by Chopin, for orchestra 1909 Orchestral
Toccata for piano in C sharp minor 1902 Keyboard
In Bohemia (V Chechii), Overture on Czech Themes, for orchestra 1867 Orchestral
Berceuse for piano in D flat major 1901 Keyboard
Polka, for piano in F sharp minor 1859 Keyboard
Scherzo for piano No. 2 in B flat minor 1900 Keyboard
Nocturne for piano No. 2 in B minor 1901 Keyboard
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