Scheherazade (includes The Young Prince and the Young Princess)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


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A brilliantly orchestrated symphonic suite based on 'The Thousand and One Nights'. Rimsky-Korsakov prefaced the suite with a paragraph on the familiar story of how the tales came to be told, and based each of the four movements on one of Scheherazade's stories.

Scheherazade la sultane bleue by Leon Bakst (1910).