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Alexander Glazunov
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Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (or Glazounov) (August 10, 1865March 21, 1936) was a Russian composer, as well as an influential music teacher.

Glazunov was born in St. Petersburg. He studied music under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

The first of his 8 symphonies premiered in 1882 when Glazunov was 16 years old. His popular Stenka Razin was also a youthful work.

Glazunov also wrote 3 ballets.

Glazunov left Russia in 1928. He toured Europe and the United States. He died in Paris.

Major works

Opus 1: String Quartet No. 1 in D major (1881-1882)
Opus 3: Overture No. 1 in G minor for orchestra "On Greek Themes" (1882)
Opus 5: Symphony No. 1 in E major "Slavonian Symphony" (1881-1884)
Opus 6: Overture No. 2 in D major for orchestra (1883)
Opus 7: Serenade No. 1 in A major for orchestra (1882)
Opus 8: To the Memory of a Hero, elegy for orchestra (1885)
Opus 9: Suite Characteristique in D major for orchestra (1884-1887)
Opus 10: String Quartet No. 2 in F major (1884)
Opus 11: Serenade No. 2 in F major for small orchestra (1884)
Opus 13: Stenka Razin, symphonic poem in B minor(1885)
Opus 16: Symphony No. 2 in F sharp minor "To the Memory of Liszt" (1886)
Opus 19: The Forest, fantasy in C sharp minor for orchestra (1887)
Opus 21: Marriage March in E flat major for orchestra (1889)
Opus 25: Preludium and Two Mazurkas for piano (1888)
Opus 26: String Quartet No. 3 in G major "Quator Slave" (1886-1888)
Opus 26A: Slavonian Feast, symphonic sketches
Opus 28: The Sea, fantasy in E major for orchestra (1889)
Opus 29: Oriental Rhapsody in G major for orchestra (1889)
Opus 30: The Kremlin, symphonic picture in three parts (1890)
Opus 33: Symphony No. 3 in D major (1890)
Opus 34: The Spring, symphonic picture in D major (1891)
Opus 39: String Quintet in A major for stringquartet and cello (1891-1892)
Opus 40: Triumph March for large orchestra and chorus (1892)
Opus 45: Carnaval, overture for large orchestra and organ in F major (1892)
Opus 46: Chopiniana, suite after pianopieces by Chopin for orchestra (1893)
Opus 48: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major (1893)
Opus 50: "Cortège Solennel" in D major for orchestra (1894)
Opus 53: Fantasy From Dark into Light for orchestra (1894)
Opus 55: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major (1895)
Opus 56: Coronation Cantata for four soloists, chorus and orchestra (1895)
Opus 57: Raymonda, ballet in three acts (1896-1897)
Opus 58: Symphony No. 6 in C minor (1896)
Opus 61: Ruses d'Amour, ballet in one act (1898)
Opus 63: Festive Cantata for solo-voices, women's chorus and two pianos eight hands (1898)
Opus 64: String Quartet No. 4 in A minor (1894)
Opus 65: Cantata after Pushkin for solo-voices, chorus and orchestra (1899)
Opus 67: The Seasons, ballet in one act (1900)
Opus 69: Intermezzo Romantica in D major for orchestra (1900)
Opus 70: String quartet No. 5 in D minor (1898)
Opus 71: Chant du Ménestrel for cello and piano (1900)
Opus 74: Piano Sonata No. 1 in B flat minor (1901)
Opus 75: Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor (1901)
Opus 76: March on a Russian Theme in E flat major (1901)
Opus 77: Symphony No. 7 "Pastorale" in F major (1902-1903)
Opus 79: From the Middle Ages, suite in E major for orchestra (1902)
Opus 80: Chant Sans Bornes for soprano and alto with piano accompaniment (1900)
Opus 82: Concerto in A minor for violin and orchestra (1904)
Opus 83: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major (1905-1906)
Opus 84: The Song of Destiny, dramatic overture in D minor for orchestra (1908)
Opus 86: Russian Fantasy in A major for balalaika-orchestra (1906)
Opus 87: To the Memory of Gogol, symphonic prologue in C major (1909)
Opus 88: Finnish Fantasy in C major for orchestra (1909)
Opus 89: Finnish Sketches in E major for orchestra (1912)
Opus 90: Introduction and Dance of Salomé to the drama of Oscar Wilde (1908)
Opus 92: Concerto No. 1 in F minor for piano and orchestra (1910-1911)
Opus 93: Preludium and Fugue No. 1 in D major for organ (1906-1907)
Opus 94: Love after Shukovsky for mixed chorus a cappella (1907)
Opus 95: Music to the drama The King of the Jews after K.K. Romanov (1913)
Opus 97: Song of the Volga-skippers for chorus and orchestra (1918)
Opus 98: Preludium and Fugue No. 2 in D minor for organ (1914)
Opus 99: Karelian Legend in A minor for orchestra (1916)
Opus 100: Concerto No. 2 in B major for piano and orchestra (1917)
Opus 100A/B: Mazurka Oberek (1917)
Opus 102: Romance of Nina from the play "Masquerada" (1918)
Opus 106: String Quartet No. 6 in B major (1920-1921)
Opus 107: String Quartet No. 7 in C major "Hommage au passé" (1930)
Symphony No. 9 in D minor (1910) First movement (incomplete).