Donald Macleod looks at how, as a teenager, Rimsky-Korsakov was nicknamed 'beautiful child' by his colleagues in the loose collective of composers known as 'The Mighty Handful' and was seen by many of them as the brightest hope for the future of Russian music.
Song of the Grain (The Snow Maiden)
Bolshoi Chorus and Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Lazarev (conductor)
Concertstuck for clarinet and military band
Solve Kingstedt (clarinet)
Stockholm Concert Band
Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor)
Fantasy on Serbian Themes
The USSR Academic Symphony Orchestra
Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor)
Symphony No 2 (Antar)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitri Kitajenko (conductor).