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Work for choir (15)

Song, lied (29)

Opera (16)

Work for soloist (14)

Work for chamber orchestra (15)

Work for orchestra (28)

Work for orchestra with soloist (7)

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based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1855

54 years

1908

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1908

age 64
Work for orchestra

The Golden Cockerel : Suite


texts by Vladimir Belski

Work composed for orchestra

Published in 1909

Premiere on 1909-09-24

Work for orchestra

The Golden Cockerel : Introduction and Wedding March


texts by Vladimir Belski

Suite, composed for orchestra

Published in 1909

Premiere on 1909-09-24

Opera

The Golden Cockerel


texts by Vladimir Belski

Published in 1909

Premiere on 1909-09-24

1907

age 63
Work for orchestra

Neapolitan Song ("Funiculi, funicula"), Op. 63


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Greeting


Work composed for orchestra

1906

age 62
Work for orchestra

Dubinushka, Op. 62


Work composed for orchestra

1905

age 61
Work for orchestra

The Gentleman Provincial Governor

Pan Voyevoda


Suite, composed for orchestra

1904

age 60
Work for orchestra

On the Tomb, Op. 61


Work composed for orchestra

1903

age 59
Work for orchestra

The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya


texts by Vladimir Belski

Suite, composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1907-02-07

Work for orchestra

Mlada Suite (Procession of the Nobles)


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Serenade for cello and orchestra, Op. 37


Work for orchestra

Themes and Variations No. 4 for string quartet


Opera

The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya

Skazaniye o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i deve Fevronii


texts by Vladimir Belski

Premiere on 1907-02-07

Opera

Pan Voyevoda


Premiere on 1904-10-16

1902

age 58
Opera

Kashchey the Immortal

Kaščej bessmertnyj


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1902-12-25

1901

age 57
Work for orchestra

Mlada


texts by Stepan Gedeonov

Suite, composed for orchestra

Premiere in 1892

Work for soloist

Song from the army collection Arzunkner


Work composed for piano

Opera

Servilia

Servilija


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere in 1902

Work for choir

From Homer, Op. 60


1900

age 56
Work for orchestra

The Tale of Tsar Saltan : Three Musical Pictures


texts by Vladimir Belski

Suite, composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1902-12-25

Opera

The Tale of Tsar Saltan

Skazka o tsare Saltane


texts by Vladimir Belski

Premiere on 1902-12-25

1899

age 55
Work for orchestra

Flight of the Bumblebee


Suite, composed for orchestra

Published in 1900

Premiere in 1900

Work for soloist

Theme and 1st variation from collective variations to the Russian theme


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Allegro for string quartet


Work in B-flat

Work for choir

Song of Oleg the Wise, Op. 58


Work composed for tenor, bass, male voice and orchestra

Song, lied

To the Poet, Op. 45


1898

age 54
Work for orchestra

Christmas Eve


Suite, composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Themes and Variations No. 4 for string quartet in G major


Song, lied

2 Songs, Opp. 56


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 55


Work composed for tenor

Song, lied

2 Duets, Opp. 52


Song, lied

5 Songs, Opp. 51


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 50


Opera

The Tsar's Bride

Carskaja nevesta


Premiere on 1899-10-22

Opera

The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga

Bojarynja Vera Šeloga


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1898-12-27

1897

age 53
Work for orchestra

Antar, Op. 9


Work composed for orchestra

Published in 1868

Work for chamber orchestra

Trio for violin, cello and piano in C minor


Work for soloist

2 Pieces


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet in G major


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

Dragonflies, Op. 53


Work composed for soprano

Song, lied

2 Songs, Opp. 49


Work composed for bass

Song, lied

2 Duets, Opp. 47


Work composed for mezzo-soprano and baritone

Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 42


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 41


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 40


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 39


Work for choir

Switezianka, Op. 44


Work composed for mixed voice, orchestra, soprano and tenor

Opera

Mozart and Salieri

Mocart i Sal'eri


texts by Alexander Pushkin

Premiere on 1898-11-06

Song, lied

By the Sea, Op. 46


Song, lied

In Spring, Op. 43


1896

age 52
Work for soloist

Prelude


Work in G, composed for piano

Opera

Sadko


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1898-01-07

1895

age 51
Work for soloist

Allegretto


Work in C, composed for piano

Opera

Christmas Eve

Noč' pered Roždestvom


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1895-12-10

1894

age 50
Work for chamber orchestra

Canzonetta and Tarantella


Work composed for clarinet

Work for chamber orchestra

2 Duets for 2 horns


1893

age 49
Work for chamber orchestra

Serenade for cello and piano


1892

age 48

1891

age 47

1890

age 46
Work for soloist

Finale of the collective Joke-Quadrille in 4 hands


Work composed for piano 4 hands

Work for choir

Glory, Op. 21

Slava


Work composed for mixed voice and orchestra

Opera

Mlada


texts by Stepan Gedeonov

Premiere in 1892

1889

age 45
Work for orchestra

Suite (Dance of the Skomorokhi, Dance of the Clowns", Dance of the Tumblers, …)


Work composed for orchestra

1888

age 44
Work for orchestra

Scheherazade, Op. 35

Cheherezada


Suite, composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Nocturne for 4 horns


Work for orchestra with soloist

3 Mazurkas on Polish Folk Themes "Souvenir de trois chants polonais"


Work composed for violin and orchestra

1887

age 43
Work for orchestra

Spanish Capriccio, Op. 34


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Fantasy on Two Russian Themes, Op. 33


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet Jour de fête : finale "Round-Dance"


Work composed for string quartet

1886

age 42
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet "B-la-F" : 1st movement


Work composed for string quartet

1885

age 41
Work for chamber orchestra

Four Variations on a Chorale in G minor


Work in G minor, composed for string quartet

1884

age 40
Work for orchestra

Sinfonietta on Russian Themes in A minor, Op. 31


Sinfonia, composed for orchestra

Work for choir

2 Choruses


Work composed for child's voice

Work for choir

Collection of Sacred Musical Compositions and Arrangements for Mixed Chorus


Work composed for mixed chorus a cappella

1883

age 39
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto in C-sharp minor, Op. 30


Work composed for piano and orchestra

Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 27


Work for choir

Collection of Sacred Musical Compositions Used at the Imperial Court, Op. 22


Work composed for voice a cappella

Work for choir

Thee, O God, We Praise


Work composed for double chorus a cappella

1882

age 38
Song, lied

14 Folksongs


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 26


1881

age 37
Work for orchestra

The Snow Maiden (Suite)

Snegúrochka–Vesennyaya Skazka


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere in 1881

Opera

The Snow Maiden

Sneguročka


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere in 1881

1880

age 36
Work for orchestra

Fairytale, Op. 29

Skazka


Work composed for orchestra

Opera

May Night

Majskaja noch’


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1880-01-21

1879

age 35
Work for soloist

Variations to the theme by Misha


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet


Work composed for string quartet

Work for choir

Fifteen Russian Folksongs, Op. 19


Work composed for mixed voice a cappella

1878

age 34
Work for soloist

Variations and Pieces from a collective paraphrase to the constant theme


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

6 Variations


Work composed for piano

1. Waltz

2. Intermezzo

3. Scherzo

4. Nocturne

5. Prelude

6. Fugue

Work for orchestra with soloist

Concert Piece for clarinet and military orchestra


Concerto, in E-flat

Work for orchestra with soloist

Variations on a theme by Glinka


Work in G minor, composed for oboe and instrument

Work for choir

Poem about Alexei, Man of God, Op. 20


Work composed for contralto, tenor, bass and orchestra

1877

age 33
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for trombone and military orchestra


Work in B-flat

Work for soloist

4 Pieces


Work composed for piano

1. Impromptu

2. Novelette

3. Scherzino

4. Study

Work for orchestra

Music to Mei's drama The Maid of Pskov (suite of five numbers)


Work composed for orchestra

1876

age 32
Work for soloist

Fugues and Fughettas


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

3 Pieces


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Quintet


Work in B-flat, composed for flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

String Sextet in A major


Work composed for violin, viola and cello

Song, lied

Collection of One Hundred Russian Folksongs, Op. 24


Work for choir

4 Choruses, Opp. 23


Work composed for male voice and piano

Work for choir

2 Choruses, Opp. 18


Work composed for mixed voice a cappella

Work for choir

6 Choruses, Opp. 16


Work composed for mixed voice a cappella

1875

age 31
Work for soloist

Fugue for piano 4 hands


Work in C

Work for soloist

6 Fugues, Opp. 17


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet in F major, Op. 12


Work composed for string quartet

1874

age 30
Work for choir

4 Variations and a Fughetta on the Russian Folksong, Opp. 14


Work composed for voice, piano and harmonium

Work for choir

2 Choruses, Opp. 13


Work composed for female voice

1873

age 29
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 32


Work composed for orchestra

1872

age 28
Opera

The Maid of Pskov

Pskovitjanka


texts by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Premiere on 1873-01-13

Opera

Mlada


1871

age 27

1870

age 26
Song, lied

2 Songs, Opp. 25


Song, lied

6 Songs, Opp. 8


1869

age 25

1868

age 24

1867

age 23
Work for orchestra

Sadko, Op. 5


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1867-12-09

Work for orchestra

Fantasy on Serbian Themes also called Serbian Fantasy, Op. 6


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1867-05-24

Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 7


1866

age 22
Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 4


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 3


Song, lied

4 Songs, Opp. 2


Work for orchestra

Overture on Three Russian Themes, Op. 28


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

Lullaby from the drama The Maid of Pskov


1865

age 21
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 1


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

In the blood burns the fire of desire

V krovi gorit ogon' ljubvi


1864

age 20

1863

age 19

1862

age 18

1861

age 17
Song, lied

Come out to me, signora

Vykhodi ko mne, sin'ora


1860

age 16

1859

age 15

1858

age 14

1857

age 13

1856

age 12

1855

age 11
Song, lied

Butterfly

Babochka


Work composed for duet

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