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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)

Rimsky-Korsakov was a navy officer but soon discovered his love for music. Since 1861 he belonged to the group of Balkirev but later he returned to the traditional way of composing. He combined uniquely the Russian folksongs with the music of the Orthodox Church. Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the first Russian symphony and Igor Strawinsky was one of his ... See full bio »

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 2014 Ad Nauseam (writer: "The Sea and Sinbad's Ship")
 2014 The Sugarcube Critic (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dragonshy (2014) ... (writer: "Procession of the Nobles")
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coming Back (2013) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2013 Girls Before Swine (Short) (writer: "Scheherazade")
 1993-2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Fabulous Faker Boy (2013) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Jaws Wired Shut (2002) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2012 Angelina Ballerina: Superstar Sisters (Video) (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2012 Simon Killer (writer: "Scheherazade", Op.35)
 2012 Musik in der Luft (TV Movie) (writer: "Hummelflug" - as N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2011 The Intouchables (music: "Le vol du Bourdon")
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins (writer: "CUES FROM THE CHAPLIN FILM THE GOLD RUSH")
 2011 Ragged Isle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Last Night on Earth (2011) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2011 The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (Documentary) (writer: "Scheherazade")
 2010 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Justice League Recombination (2010) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2010 The Karate Kid (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2010 La bomba del Liceu (Documentary) (writer: "Sadko")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Wheels (2009) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Mash-Up (2009) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2009 The Trotsky (writer: "Scheherazade - The Sea & Sinbad's" - as Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2009 David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) (writer: "The Flight of the Bumble Bee")
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- For Those Who Think Young (2008) ... (writer: "Song of the Indian Guest" - uncredited)
 2008/I Dirt (Documentary) (writer: "Song of India" - as Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2008 Longing for the Moment (Documentary) (writer: "Scheherazade - Symphonic Suite op. 35", "Cortège (from Mlada)")
 2008 The Auteur (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Rimsky Korsakov)
 2008 Bitter & Twisted (writer: "Song of India" - as Nikolai Rimsky-Korskov)
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (writer: "The Tale of Tsar Saltan": Suite)
 2008 Lady Magdalene's (writer: "Concertmaster Solos from 'Scheherazade'", "Concertmaster Solo from 'Capriccio Espanol'")
 2007 Purity Beats Everything (Documentary) (writer: "Sheherazade")
 2007 Sheherazade: An Oriental Night with the Berliner Philharmoniker (Video) (writer: "Sheherazade op. 35")
 2006 Scheherazade: Symphonic Suite (Video documentary) (writer: "Scheherazade - Symphonic Suite op. 35")
 2006 Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis (Documentary) (writer: "Scheherazade: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship")
 2005 The Master and Margarita (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... (as N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov, "Shekherezada")
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (writer: "Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34")
 2004 Crash Twinsanity (Video Game) (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (writer: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - as Nicholai Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2003 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ni un paso atrás (2003) ... (writer: "El vuelo del moscardón (Flight of the Bumble Bee)")
 2003/I Swing (writer: "Song of India")
 2003 Drakengard (Video Game) (writer: "Capriccio Espagnol" - as Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Opening (2003) ... (writer: "Scheherazade: Prince and Princess" - as Rimsky Korsakov)
 2002 Drumline (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2002 Queen of the Damned (writer: "Temptation")
 2002 Blue Vinyl (Documentary) (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2001 Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky ("Schéhérazade")
 2001 Primetime Glick (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Kathie Lee Gifford/Dick Cheney (2001) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2000 I Loved You (Documentary) (writer: "Ya veryu ya lynbim" (I Believe I Am Loved))
 2000 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie) (writer: "String Quartet in F major, Opera 12 Moderato Alla Breve")
 2000 The Price of Milk (music: "King Dodon in His Palace", "Wedding Procession", "Tsarina in a Barrel On the Sea", "The Sea and Sinbad's Ship" - as Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2000 Columbo (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Murder with Too Many Notes (2000) ... (music: "The Flight of the Bumblebee" (from The Tale of the Tsar Saltan))
 1999 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show #680 - Sandwich Project (1999) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie) (writer: "Song Of India" - as Nicholas A. Rimsky-Korsakoff)
 1999 The Woman Chaser (arranger: "Night on Bald Mountain")
 1999 Timon & Pumbaa (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Visiting Pig-nitaries/The Truth About Kats and Hogs (1999) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 1993-1998 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Birds on a Wire/The Scoring Session/The Animaniacs Suite (1998) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Mary Tyler Dot Song/Windsor Hassle/...And Justice for Slappy (1993) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
- O Silly Mio/Puttin' on the Blitz/The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert (1993) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
 1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short) (music: "Tonight")
 1997 Backroads (writer: "Sadko (Canción india)" - as Rimsky Korsakov)
 1997 Lolita (arranger: "Night On Bald Mountain" - as N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Riding with Death (1997) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 1997 The 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "Shine")
 1996 Dexter's Laboratory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dexter's Rival/The Justice Friends: Bee Where?/Mandarker (1996) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 1996 Shine (writer: "Flight Of The Bumble Bee" - as Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1991-1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Bellhops/Dog Tags (1995) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
- Space Dogged/Feud for Sale (1995) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- The Great Outdoors/The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball (1993) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
- Black Hole/Stimpy's Invention (1992) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Marooned/Untamed World (1991) ... (music: "Scheherezade (2nd movement)" - uncredited)
 1995 The Grass Harp (writer: "SONG OF INDIA")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff )
 1993 Russische Nacht - Russian Night (TV Special documentary) (music: "Russian Easter: Overture" - as Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakow)
 1993 Aero the Acro-Bat (Video Game) (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
  Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- The Return of Batduck (1992) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee", "Scheherezade - 1st movement" - uncredited)
- Flea for Your Life (1992) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
- Whale's Tales (1990) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Animaniacs! (1990) ... (music: "Scheherezade (2nd movement)" - uncredited)
- Rock 'N' Roar (1990) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
 1990 Where the Heart Is (writer: "A Song Of India")
  Moonlighting (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (1988) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
- Take a Left at the Altar (1987) ... (writer: "The Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1988 Shadow Dancing (writer: "Scheherazade")
 1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (writer: "Song of India" - as Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov)
 1988 Salome's Last Dance (music: "Le Coq d'Or", "The Tale Of The Tsar Sultan")
 1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (as Rimsky - Korsakow, "Capricho Español", "Scherezade")
 1987 Radio Days (music: "The Flight of the Bumblebee" (1899-1900) - as N.A. Rimsky-Korsakoff)
 1985 Road Runner (Video Game) (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
  Webster (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Alien (1985) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
- It's Academic (1985) ... ("Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1985 The Man with One Red Shoe (music: "Scheherezade")
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (writer: "Sinbad the Sailor")
 1984 Undercover (writer: "The Golden Cockerel")
 1983 Black Venus (writer: "Capriccio Espagnol")
 1983 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Superteech (1983) ... (writer: "The Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1980 Cosmos (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue (1980) ... (writer: "Antar" - uncredited)
- The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean (1980) ... (writer: "The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Mvmt. 2", "Russian Easter Festival Overture" - uncredited)
 1980 Atlantic City (music: "Song of India")
 1980 Nijinsky (writer: "SCHEHERAZADE" (excerpts))
 1977-1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jaye P. Morgan (1978) ... (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
- Juliet Prowse (1977) ... (writer: "Flight Of The Bumble Bee")
 1978 Eugene Ormandy Conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra (TV Movie) (music: "Scheherazade" (Symphonic Suite))
 1977 Jabberwocky (as Rimskij-Korsakoff, "Night on a Bald Mountain")
 1976 Agronsky & Co. (TV Series) (writer: Theme music taken from "Mlada: Procession of the Nobles")
 1976 Martine (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... (music: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1974 Conrack (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (music: "The Sea And Sinbad's Ship" - uncredited)
 1958-1968 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Quiz Concert - How Musical Are You? (1968) ... (music: "Capriccio Espagnol" (final section))
- What Is Orchestration? (1958) ... (music: "Capriccio Espagnol" (final section))
 1966 Where the Bullets Fly (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 1964 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (music: "Scheherezade" - uncredited)
 1964 Woman of Straw (music: "Le Coq d'Or", "Capriccio Espanol" - uncredited)
 1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trumpet Player (1961) ... (writer: "Flight Of The Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 1948-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (music - 467 episodes)
- Image of Fear (1958) ... (music: Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or")
- No Place to Run (1958) ... (music: Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or")
- Music U.S.A. (1958) ... (music: Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or")
- The Lady Died at Midnight (1958) ... (music: Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or")
- Bellingham (1958) ... (music: Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or")
 1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Magic and Music (1958) ... (writer: "Bumble Boogie")
 1956 Invitation to the Dance (music: "Sinbad the Sailor")
 1952 The Happy Time (music: "Hymn to the Sun", "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 1951 Grounds for Marriage (music: "Hymn to the Sun" - uncredited)
 1949 Old Mother Riley's New Venture (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1948 Melody Time (writer: "Bumble Boogie")
 1946 It's Great to Be Young (music: "Bumble Boogie")
 1946 Musical Masterpieces (Short) (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1945 Thrill of a Romance ("Song of India", uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem (music: "Scheherezade Symphonic Suite, Op.35" (1888) - uncredited)
 1944 Adventure in Music (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee")
 1944 Song of Russia (writer: "Le Grand Paque Russe")
 1943 Thousands Cheer (music: "Capriccio Espagnol" - uncredited)
 1943 Best Foot Forward (music: "The Flight of the Bumblebee" (1900) - as N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" (1900) - uncredited)
 1942 El baisano Jalil (writer: "Scherezada" - as Rimsky Korsakoff)
 1942 Spanish Fiesta (Short) (music: "Capriccio Espagnol")
 1941 Las Vegas Nights (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (writer: "The Flight of the Bumblebee" from the opera "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" - uncredited)
 1939 Balalaika (writer: "Scheherezade")
 1938 Accord final (writer: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" (from opera "The Tale of Tsar Saltan"))
 1938 Romance in the Dark ("Song of India") / (music: "Song of India")
 1936 Men Are Not Gods (music: "Song of India")
 1936 The Princess Comes Across (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" (1900) - uncredited)
 1936 Soak the Rich (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 1935 The Devil Is a Woman (music: "Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34" - as Romsky-Korsakoff)
 1933 Une nuit sur le mont chauve (Short) (arranger: "A Night on Bald Mountain")
 1928 Noah's Ark (music: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" (1900) - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

N.A. Rimskiy-Korsakov | N. Rimsky-Korsakoff

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Tchaikovsky's music is in abominable taste.


Portrayed by Jean-Pierre Aumont in Song of Scheherazade (1947).

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