Sinfonietta on Russian Themes, Op.31 (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)



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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1887. Plate 77.
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Work Title Sinfonietta on Russian Themes
Alternative. Title Симфониетта на русские темы ; Symphoniette sur des thèmes russes
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INR 69
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegretto pastorale (= 108)
  2. Adagio (= 58. F major)
  3. Scherzo-finale. Vivo (= 176) - L'istesso tempo - Tempo I - Andante tranquillo - Presto (Half note.png ‧ = 72)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879–84
First Publication. 1887 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff.
  • Full score. Plate 77.
  • Parts. Plate 78.
  • Piano 4 hands (arr. Artsybushev). Plate 79.
Dedication Georgy Dütsch
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B, A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B, A), 3 trombones
Timpani, strings
Related Works Adapted from the first three movements of the String Quartet (1878–79).
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links Wikipedia article (Italian)