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(Russ., Moguchaya kuchka).

Term coined by critic V. Stasov and applied to the 5 Russ. composers Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky‐Korsakov who were consciously nationalist in their approach to mus. Sometimes known as ‘the Five’ or the ‘Mighty Five’.

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