Russian Musical Evening

The Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) presented a musical evening'' The New Russian School of Classical Music in 19th Century'' at the RCSC premises. The event was organized to commemorate the anniversary of Russian composers N.Rimsky-Kors

March 12, 2014, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol: 07 No. -17 Mar. 07- 2014 (Falgun 23, 2070)

The Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) presented a musical evening'' The New Russian School of Classical Music in 19th Century'' at the RCSC premises. The event was organized to commemorate the anniversary of Russian composers N.Rimsky-Korsakov and M.Mussorgsky.

The programme was followed by famous classical musical pieces by Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, and Haydn. The video parts from operas by Rimsky- Korsakov and M.Mussorgsky will also be demonstrated.

The RCSC has been taking initiative to promote arts and culture of Russia and Nepal since its establishment in Nepal. It provides a platform to encourage the creativity of Nepalese as well as Russian artists and to promote their talents.

Russia's composers have gained a permanent place in the history of the world's classical music. Russian classical music is a genre of classical music related to Russia's culture, people, and character. They preserved Russia's folkloric music in their pieces, or re-imaged medieval music.

The 19th century romantic period saw the largest development of his genre, with the emergence in particular a group called 'The Five', headed by Balakirev included Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Borodin and Cesar Cui.They banded together and made their goal the promotion of purely Russian music. Their compositions were inspired by Russian history and folk stories and used traditional tunes and harmonies. It's the perfect example of nationalistic music, which had a huge rise all over Europe towards the end of the 1800s.This was considered a golden age for Russian classical music. 

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