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Glinka, Mikhail

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Pronunciation: /ˈglɪŋkə
 
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  • (1804–57), Russian composer; full name Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Regarded as the father of the Russian national school of music, he is best known for his operas A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842).

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody