Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov : The Flight of the Bumblebee



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About 'The Flight of the Bumblebee'



Artist:
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (biography)
Born:
1844 , Tikhvin
Died:
1908 , Lyubensk
The Artist:
Russian composer and teacher of classical music particularly noted for his fine orchestration. His most famous composition is The Flight of the Bumblebee.
Composed:unknown
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This technically demanding piece is taken from the opera by Rimsky-Korsakov called "The Tale of Tsar Saltan", Op. 57.

It comes as the prelude to Act III, where a prince rescues a swan which is attacked by a bumble bee.

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