Balakirev



Mili Alekseevich [mee-lee al-ik-sey-uh-vich;; Russian mee-lee uhl-yik-syey-yiv-yich] /ˈmi li ˌæl ɪkˈseɪ ə vɪtʃ;; Russian ˈmi li ʌl yɪkˈsyeɪ yɪv yɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1837–1910, Russian composer.
Historical Examples

It is clear that until he met Balakirev in 1862 there was never any serious conflict between duty and inclination.
The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch

I have had a letter from Balakirev scolding me because I am doing nothing.
The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Modeste Tchaikovsky

After greeting us all round, Balakirev gravitated almost immediately to the piano.
The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch

He accepted, and named Laroche and Balakirev as his coadjutors.
The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Modeste Tchaikovsky

If, on this account, we are thought to have separated from Balakirev, fortunately it is not the case.
The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch

The following letter from Balakirev, dated 1882, led him to choose this subject for a symphonic work.
The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Modeste Tchaikovsky

The musical gift of the latter was more lyrical than any of his fellow students’ at Balakirev’s.
Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker

As a matter of fact he is hesitating between Benckendorff, Balakirev and Bomboudia.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 28, 1914 Various

Cui first met Balakirev in 1856, and was introduced by him to Dargomijsky.
The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch

Balakirev could not realise this, and was disenchanted by the gradual neglect of his co-operative ideal.
The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch

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Mily Alexeyevich (ˈmilij alɪkˈsjejɪvitʃ). 1837–1910, Russian composer, whose works include two symphonic poems, two symphonies, and many arrangements of Russian folk songs

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