Friday, February 8, 2013

Moguchaya Kuchka(The Mighty Five)

Moguchaya kuchka(The Mighty Five)-referred to a circle of five composers who met in St. Petersburg, Russia, during 1856-1870: Suggested by Vladimir Stasov, an art critic, and led by Balakirev, they were 5 composers:  Mily Balakirev, Cesar Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Alexander Borodin, to have the aim of producing a specifically Russian kind of music, especially operas.

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