13 - "Lavish Prisoner Entertainment and Barrel Puberty": Borodin & Rimsky-Korsakov

Tue Feb 21 2017 (38:44)

WHEN I SAY THE WORDS "MIGHTY HANDFUL", WHAT EXACTLY COMES TO MIND? ACTUALLY ON SECOND THOUGHT PLEASE DON'T ANSWER THAT QUESTION. To summarise, today we're talking about two prominent members of that mightiest of handfuls - Alexander Borodin and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov! Gird your loins for 60-second biographies, poorly summarised operas and puberty in a barrel at sea. Enjoy! Music Featured in this Episode: "Prince Igor: Act II: Polovtsian Dances" - Alexander Borodin "String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Nocturne" - Alexander Borodin "Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship" - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov "Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumblebee" - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ***Follow us on Twitter (@thatclassical) and on Instagram (@thatclassicalinsta) for some top notch social media entertainment. We promise it won't just be jokes about Mozart. N.B. we can make no promises it won't just be jokes about Mozart.***