Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite

Op. 57

About this work...

This opera, composed in 1889 - 1890 to a libretto by Vladimir Belsky, was introduced at Moscow on November 3, 1900. "Little Pictures" for triple winds, brass, several drums, metal percussion, harp, celesta, and strings were extracted. In the New Grove entry on Rimsky-Korsakov, Gerald Abraham branded most of the operas... read more