The Snow Maiden

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

The Snow Maiden

Op. 12, TH19

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In the repertoire of Russian Romantic music, The Snow Maiden is best known as an 1881 opera by Rimsky-Korsakov. Tchaikovsky would likely have converted this semi-operatic score into an opera himself had Rimsky not done so. Had Tchaikovsky written the opera -- as his brother Modest said he intended -- he most probably w... read more