Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

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Noun1.Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka - Russian composer (1804-1857)
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Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (1804-1857) has been called the founder of Russian classical music with good reason.
The fairy-tale plot of Bogatyri is based on the same story as the opera Ruslan and Lyudmila by Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka: kidnapping of the bride, a search and release campaign by Russian knights.
The music is examined through several means: (1) a comparison with Rimsky's version of a passage in Boris's monologue; (2) Musorgsky's skillful use of recurring motives for people and ideas; (3) the crucial influences of Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka, of Hector Berlioz, and, surprisingly, of Giuseppe Verdi; (4) the sophisticated system of key areas and their associations.

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