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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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 2016 Hail, Caesar! (writer: "Song of India")
 2015 As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto (writer: "Scheherezade, Op.35")
 2014 Ad Nauseam (writer: "The Sea and Sinbad's Ship")
 2012 Marvin Seth and Stanley (writer: "Chanson Indoue (A Song of India)" - as Nikolas Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2012 Saunavieras (writer: "Hindu Song")
 2012 Simon Killer (writer: "Scheherazade", Op.35)
 2011 The Intouchables (music: "Le vol du Bourdon")
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins (writer: "CUES FROM THE CHAPLIN FILM tt0015864")
 2011 A Heartbeat Away (writer: "Flight of the Bumble Bee")
 2010 The Karate Kid (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 2009 The Trotsky (writer: "Scheherazade - The Sea & Sinbad's" - as Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov)
 2008 The Auteur (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Rimsky Korsakov)
 2008 Bitter & Twisted (writer: "Song of India" - as Nikolai Rimsky-Korskov)
 2008 Lady Magdalene's (writer: "Concertmaster Solos from 'Scheherazade'", "Concertmaster Solo from 'Capriccio Espanol'")
 2006 Gradiva (C'est Gradiva qui vous appelle) (writer: "Sheherazade", "Le Coq Dor" - as N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (writer: "Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34")
 2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (writer: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - as Nicholai Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2003/I Swing (writer: "Song of India")
 2003 Piglet's Big Movie (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - uncredited)
 2002 Drumline (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov)
 2002 Queen of the Damned (writer: "Temptation")
 2001 Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky (music: "Schéhérazade")
 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)
 1999 The Woman Chaser (arranger: "Night on Bald Mountain")
 1997 Backroads (writer: "Sadko (Canción india)" - as Rimsky Korsakov)
 1997 Lolita (arranger: "Night On Bald Mountain" - as N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
 1996 Shine (writer: "Flight Of The Bumble Bee" - as Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1995 The Grass Harp (writer: "SONG OF INDIA")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee" - as Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff )
 1990 Where the Heart Is (writer: "A Song Of India")
 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 The Man with One Red Shoe (music: "Scheherezade")
 1984 Undercover (writer: "The Golden Cockerel")
 1983 Black Venus (writer: "Capriccio Espagnol")
 1980 Atlantic City (music: "Song of India")
 1980 Nijinsky (writer: "SCHEHERAZADE" (excerpts))
 1977 Jabberwocky (as Rimskij-Korsakoff, "Night on a Bald Mountain")
 1974 Conrack (writer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1971 A Clockwork Orange (music: "The Sea And Sinbad's Ship" - uncredited)
 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)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (music: "Song of India" - uncredited)
 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 The Great Morgan (writer: "Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
 1946 It's Great to Be Young (music: "Bumble Boogie")
 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)
 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)
 1940 Den blomstertid... (arranger: "En natt på Blåkulla" - as Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakov)
 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" - uncredited)
 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)
 1929 Synthetic Sin (music: "The Flight of the Bumble Bee" - uncredited)
 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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