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Scheherazade
Symphonic suite by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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Scheherazade by Léon Bakst (before 1917)
Catalogue Op. 35
Based on One Thousand and One Nights
Composed 1888 (1888)
Performed 1888 (1888)
Movements Four
Scoring Orchestra

Scheherazade is a piece of music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. It was written for orchestra in 1888. The music was inspired by the Arabian Nights stories. There are four movements: "Sinbad the Sailor"; "The Kalendar Prince"; "The Young Prince and the Young Princess"; and "Festival at Baghdad". Fokine designed a ballet in 1910 for the Ballets Russes using the music.

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