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Prince Igor

Synopsis

Russian composer [[Performer~P82505~Alexandre Borodin~alexanderborodin]] (1833-1887) spent nearly two decades working intermittently on the music and libretto of Prince Igor, but he left the opera unfinished at his death. Acquaintances [[Performer~P108307~Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov~nikolairimskykorsakov]] and Alexander Glazunov completed it, and the opera debuted in St. Petersburg in 1890. Through rousing patriotic music flavored with Slavic and Oriental motifs, the folk opera centers on episodes in the...more

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