Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Biography

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Biography

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka was born in 1804, in a city called Novospasskoye. He received his musical education in St. Petersburg. He also studied with many different teachers in Russia, Italy, and Germany. Until 1835, his works were only songs, but he took a swift change in the type of music that he composed. His first opera was A Life for the Tsar in 1836. This opera included Russian folktales and folk songs. His second opera was Russlan and Ludmilla, in 1842. It was based on a poem by Aleksander Pushkin. Glinka was the founder of the Russian national school of music. Glinka was very interested in Spanish music. He lived in Spain from 1845-1847. While in Spain, he composed Jota Aragonesa and Night in Madrid 1851. His other most important work is Kamarinskaya, in 1848. Glinka died in 1857.

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Glinka Piano Sheet Music
    Rare Masterpieces of Russian Piano Music: Eleven Pieces by Glinka, Balakirev, Glazunov and Others  By Dmitry Feofanov. Keyboard. Size 9 x 12. 144 pages. Published by Dover Publications.
    Glinka: Complete Piano Works Volume Two  by Mikhail Glinka. For piano. solos. Koenemann. Classic. Level: Advanced. Book. Size 9.25x12.25. 110 pages. Published by Koenemann.
    Glinka: Complete Piano Works Volume One  by Mikhail Glinka. For piano. solos. Koenemann. Classic. Level: Intermediate-Advanced. Book. Size 9.25x12.25. 98 pages. Published by Koenemann.
      Album for Piano  By Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Arranged by Gabor Kovats. EMB. Size 9x12 inches. 52 pages. Published by Editio Musica Budapest.
      Glinka Ruslan& Ludmilla Ouv. M  By Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Edited by Marty Winkler. Miniature score. 68 pages. Published by Edwin F. Kalmus.
      Trio Pathetique  By Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Published by Breitkopf & Hartel.
      Variations on a Theme of Glinka, Op. 35 (score)  By Liadov, Anatol Konstantinovich (1855-1914); [Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)]. For piano solo. Variations, Original Works. Reprinted from Belaieff. Romantic, Russian. Score. Composed 1894. Published by Masters.
      Sonata  By Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. For viola, piano. Published by Breitkopf & Hartel.
      Grand Sextet  By Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. For 2 violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, piano. This edition: score and parts. Published by C.F. Peters.
      Serenade Espagnole sur des Themes Donnes par M. Glinka (score)  By Balakirev, Mily Alexeyevich (1837-1910); [Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)]. For piano solo. Original Works, Etudes, Dances. New Issues. Reprinted from Zimmermann. Romantic, Russian, Spanish. Score. Composed 1856/1902. Published by Masters.

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