His operas are marked by a skilled use of music to heighten dramatic impact.
It is written in the liturgical language Old Slavonic, but because it uses instruments it cannot be performed in the Orthodox Church service. His use of elements of folk music and his attention to speech inflection mark him as a 20th-century counterpart of Mussorgsky. Article Media. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback.
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Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Having collected and studied folk music from his native region, he forged a highly personal melodic idiom based on rhythms and inflections of rural speech and song, which was…. Folk music , type of traditional and generally rural music that originally was passed down through families and other small social groups. Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Grove Music Online.
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