Canal March

Rimski-Kórsakov: La historia del príncipe Kalendar, de Scheherezade Op. 35

Quantum Ensemble. Alissa Margulis, violin, Cristo Barrios, clarinet, Adolfo Gutiérrez, cello, and Gustavo Díaz-Jerez, piano

"The Kalender Prince", from Scheherezade Op. 35, orchestral suite (arrangement for violin, clarinet, cello and piano by Pablo Díaz), by Nikolái Rimski-Kórsakov (1844–1908)

Rimsky-Korsakov was inspired by The Thousand and One Nights to write his suite Scheherezade. In it, the princess protagonist, to avoid being beheaded, tempts Sultan Shariar every night with an endless story, prolonging the enchantment for more than a thousand nights.

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