Composers that were born in Russia, or gained the Russian nationality.
The classical era in music, the transition from baroque to romantic music, lasted from around 1750 till 1800. In this period the symphony as a seperate work of art was developed. Another characteristic is the so-called sonata form, a way to structure music. The term classical for this music refers to the ancient Roman and Greek cultures, that were idealised in that era.
- Fomin, Evstigney Ipatovich (1761–1800)
- Khandoshkin, Ivan Evstaf’evich (1746–1804)
- Pashkevich|Васи́лий Алексе́евич Пашке́вич|Паске́вич, Vasily Alexeyevich (1742–1797)