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  • Richard Taruskin


Opera-bïlina (operatically treated heroic ballad) in three or five acts (seven scenes, to be grouped 1–2/3–4/5–6–7 or 1/2–3/4/5–6/7) by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov to his own libretto, compiled from the bïlina ‘Sadko, bogatïy gost’’ (‘Sadko, the Rich Trader’) and other ancient ballads and tales with the assistance of ...

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