Scheherazade and Carmen
Incredible on the heat of feelings and emotions, the most passionate and inspirational writings dedicated to the great love. The charming oriental tale - "Scheherazade" - one of the most famous instrumental works of Rimsky-Korsakov.From the first edition of Scheherazade and from the composer’s talks with friends it’s possible to learn which very fragments of One Thousand and One Nights impressed Rimsky-Korsakov. The sea and Sinbad’s ship – in the first part. The story of Kalendar Prince about miracles he saw in his travels – in the second part. Lyric scene (The Young Prince and The Young Princess) – in the third part. Two separate scenes: Festival at Bagdad and The Ship Breaks against a Cliff Surmounted by a Bronze Horseman – in the fourth part.