Nikolai Sidelnikov

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Nikolai Nikolayevich Sidelnikov (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Сиде́льников; June 5, 1930, Tver – June 20, 1992) was a Russian Soviet composer.

Sidelnikov studied with E. O. Messner and Yuri Shaporin at the Moscow Conservatory. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory where he was a professor from 1981. Among his pupils were Vyacheslav Artemov, Eduard Artemyev, Dmitri Smirnov, Vladimir Tarnopolsky, Vladimir Martynov, Anton Rovner, Sergey Pavlenko, Ivan Glebovich Sokolov and Vladimir Bitkin. See: List of music students by teacher: N to S#Nikolai Sidelnikov.

His works include operas:

a ballet:

  • Stepan Razin

and also: 6 symphonies, an oratorio, cantatas, choral, chamber and vocal music.

  • Russkie skazki (Русские сказки — The Russian Fairy Tales, 1968) - a concert for 12 players is one of his most notable compositions.

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